Professional Photographers of San Diego County | Inspiring the leaders of professional photography in San Diego County Professional Photographers of San Diego County

  • March 2017 Best of Show

    Do I Look Like a Bee? by Jean Eichenlaub

    March 2017 Best of Show
  • West Coast School

    June 11-16, 2017

    West Coast School
  • January 2017 Best of Show

    Life On The Edge by Monica Royal

    January 2017 Best of Show
  • November 2016 Best of Show

    Stout by Kim Kuhlman

    November 2016 Best of Show
  • September 2016 Best of Show

    Old West Meets Near East by Ivy Gordon

    September 2016 Best of Show
"Inspiring the leaders of professional photography in San Diego County"

Professional Photographers of San Diego County

Professional Photographers of San Diego County is an association that provides its membership, made up of professional photographers, and those who aspire to be such, with educational programs focused on the craft, science and business of photography.

As an association, we strive to promote technical excellence, standards of professionalism, expression of creativity and passion for the art of photography.

In conjunction with our parent organization Professional Photographers of America and our state affiliate Professional Photographers of California, we support achieving professional goals, challenge members to strive for photographic excellence, and set professional, ethical, and business standards so that our members become leaders in the field of professional photography.


Upcoming Events

May
2
Tue
6:30 pm PPSDC Board Meeting @ Hilton Garden Inn (formerly Holiday Inn)
PPSDC Board Meeting @ Hilton Garden Inn (formerly Holiday Inn)
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
All members are welcome to attend.
May
9
Tue
6:30 pm Image Competition @ Hilton Garden Inn (formerly Holiday Inn)
Image Competition @ Hilton Garden Inn (formerly Holiday Inn)
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The fifth (and final) image competition of the 2016-2017 season will be held Tuesday, May 9th, 2017. Images must be submitted on or before Friday, May 5th at MIDNIGHT.
May
23
Tue
9:00 am PPC Presents: California Super ...
PPC Presents: California Super ...
May 23 @ 9:00 am – May 26 @ 7:00 pm
PPC Presents:  California Super Fundays with Bob Fletcher
Professional Photographers of California presents a “Super Fundays” at Alabama Hills and Bristlecone Pines, with Bob Fletcher. Click/tap the image below for more information:
Jun
13
Tue
6:30 pm PPSDC Presents: Headshot Intens...
PPSDC Presents: Headshot Intens...
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE A PPSDC General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 13th. Gary Hughes will present an informative program on headshot photography. Location: To Be Announced Pre-Meeting Networking: 5:30pm-6:30pm

From the President

We, as the PPSDC Board, are going to provide our members with a Business Track this coming year. We will have meetings with speakers who are Certified Professional Photographers and workshops to help our members get their business licenses, insurance, and other legal necessities in order, as well as marketing and self-promotion with websites and social media. We’ll explore opportunities in commercial photography, too, to include landscape, real estate, art, food, and product photography, as well as photojournalism. And we’ll have some of the more traditional workshops with posing, lighting and other portrait types of work.

We are a completely volunteer organization and we cannot achieve all we hope to do without your help. As members, you can share your personal interests with the board and/or committee members to help shape our programming and Safari outings this coming year.

My hope is that our current members and everyone who joins us this year will learn something new and have most, if not all, of their expectations met. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Diana Aeria

Diana Aeria, president@ppsdc.com

Our Mission Statement –
The Professional Photographers of San Diego County exists to assist its members in achieving their professional and artistic goals, to promote public awareness of the profession and to advance the making of images in all of its disciplines as an art, a science and a visual recorder of history.

Image Competition
PPSDC holds 5 Image competitions a year and can be one of the best learning experiences you’ll get!

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Guest Speakers
PPSDC Has 5 General Meetings with guest speakers to further your education in photography as well as business skills, free to members.

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Photo Safaris
Every month PPSDC members get together to just have fun shooting and learning from each other. Each month is a different location and a different theme. Outdoors or perhaps at someone’s studio. Free to all members!

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