What is PPA?

Our mission is simple: To create a vibrant community of successful professional photographers by providing education, resources and industry standards of excellence.


With more than 150 years of history, PPA’s long narrative parallels the origins of photography itself. Times change, but our dedication to serving our members remains constant. We are a partner, advocate and guide for photographers navigating the increasingly complex business of photography.

PPA's 2021 Year in Review

Our commitment to photographers like you is stronger than ever.
Watch the video below to learn more.