Why You Should Join

The Austin PPA

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Please see the membership categories below. If you have any questions, please contact our Membership Director.

Membership in the Austin PPA offers professional, student and aspiring photographers alike competition, education and networking opportunities you cannot get anywhere else.

  • Monthly speaker programs and workshops with experienced photographers on technical, business and creative elements of photography and management.
  • Monthly digital competition following national PPA guidelines.
  • Annual in-person competition replicating a national PPA judging session. 
  • Support of national PPA degree programs through merits.
  • Support for technical competence designation program as a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) through test preparation and proctored exams.
  • Scholarships to educational events from the national PPA, Texas PPA and other programs.
  • Network with local photographers to share business and technical processes, and find help with large projects where you need assistance.
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Austin PPA Facebook Group 

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Austin PPA Members Only Facebook Group

Contact our Membership Director to be added to this members only Facebook group where members can share business leads and ask for help

What is Austin Professional Photographers Association?

Austin Professional Photographers Association, previously PPGA, is a non-profit organization that was established in 1950 by a small group of local working photographers who were also members of the Professional Photographers of America

Who belongs?

Our members are among the most skilled, talented, and professional photographers in the Austin and Central Texas area.

Professional Photographers of America at the national level offers extensive training, business templates and equipment insurance included in your membership. 

Click below to join the national PPA.


PO Box 10836
Austin, TX, 78766

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