Patrick Bates

Patrick Bates has been a member of PPLA since 1992 and served as president of PPLA in 2009.  He continues to generously share  his talents with his friends and colleagues.

Patrick has three decades of professional photographic experience.  He is not only a master photographer, but also a talented printmaker.  In the past, he has printed many high quality competition images for fellow photographers, helping to elevate their images to merit status and above.

Sunday, July 16, 2023 from 1pm – 230pm.

Photoshop: Optimizing Your Images for Competition

Over the last few years Patrick has transitioned from working photographer to digital artist.  His photo/digital creations are amazing and we look forward to his program as he discusses the finer points of creating successful competition images.