BE A PART OF THE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS OF LOUISIANA
PPLA provides an atmosphere for professional advancement and exchange of ideas in photography
through education, inspiration, motivation, networking and fellowship.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
June 7 – Virtual Digital Competition
Enjoy this one of a kind educational “VIRTUAL Workshop.” A panel of judges will judge your images using the 12 Elements of a Merit Image: Impact, Technical Excellence, Creativity, Style, Composition, Presentation, Color Balance, Center of Interest, Lighting, Subject Matter, Technique and Storytelling. For More Information and Rules, click the link below.
Our June print competition is a great way to see how your images will be judged for SPX and IPC. June competition images will be eligible for awards, but merits will not be awarded for this competition.
It’s easy to enter! Go to printcompetition.com Click on your profile, or make a profile if you do not have one, then click on the PPLA Icon. After the competition, we will have mentors available to offer feedback on ways to improve your images for SPX and PPA’s international print competition.
Entry fee is only $40?. The deadline for entry is midnight, Sunday, May 31st. Late entry deadline is midnight, Sunday, June 3rd for an additional fee of $25.
Oct 4-5 – Southern Pro Xposure 2020
Baton Rouge, Marriot
5500 Hilton Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
More info to come
PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR: Lela Whiddon
Congratulations to our Photographer of the Year! For over 25 years as studio owner and professional photographer, Lela Whiddon has been specializing in studio and location portraits, business head shots and commercial product photography. She has received many awards for her portrait and fine art photography, both on the state and national level. She was recently named Photographer of the year by Professional Photographers of Louisiana for 2019/2020. Her studio, Lela K’s Photography, is located in Evangeline LA.
Check out this collection of videos showcasing speakers, competition winners, and fun of PPLA
Check out our collection of photos from past events and competition winners