New Hampshire
Professional Photographers Association

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Upcoming events

    • 02 Jan 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Derryfield Country Club, 625 Mammoth Road, Manchester, NH

    Annual Business Meeting and Vendor Appreciation Night

    Attendance at the annual business meeting is a requirement to be eligible for scholarships to be awarded in June.

    Our vendor members will be in attendance and will talk about what they offer and answer any questions you may have.

    We will then continue with the business portion of the meeting per the Bylaws. The Association members will hear updates from the committee chairs and will vote in a new slate of officers for 2019-20.

    The Minutes of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting will be voted on for approval. These were published in the November issue of the Hyponeer (pages 10-15) for your review.

    Proposed Slate for 2019-20:
    President: Tanya Hervey
    1st Vice President: Chris Keeley
    2nd Vice President: Claire Lemire
    Treasurer: Jean Wozniak
    Secretary: Lauri West
    Immediate Past President: Jim Carlen
    NH Rep to PPANE: Pat Corlin

    Bios for each of the above were sent via e-mail and can be found here:

    During this meeting, the membership will also nominate and vote for the three open Director positions. These are:
    Vacated One Year Term – to step in immediately and serve through May 31, 2020
    Vacated Two Year Term – to step in immediately and serve through May 31, 2021
    New Three Year Term – start June 1, 2019 and serve through May 31, 2022

    A copy of the Director job description can be found here: Director-Job-Description.pdf

    • 06 Feb 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Derryfield Country Club, 625 Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104

    Entering image competition is one of the best ways to improve your skills as a professional photographer and as a result improve your business.

    Here is your chance to have your images critiqued by three of the best judges in New England prior to our image competition at conference in April. Hear from the experts about what judges look for in an image and get advice on ways to improve your images in order to achieve a blue ribbon score of 80 or above in actual competition.

    Our esteemed panel of judges include:
    Ella Carlson, M.Photog.M.ArtistCr., CPP, EA-ASP
    Jeff Dachowski, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, C.Ph.
    Mark Stevens, M.Photog.Cr.

    See flyer containing bios for all three of our judges: ImageCritique_6Feb2019.pdf

    You may submit up to 4 digital images. Save your final image as a .jpg with the longest dimension 3,000 pixels (10 inches at 300 ppi) and embedded color profile of either sRGB or Adobe RGB 1998. Title your images starting with the image number followed by title. Do not include any special characters in your titles. Go to to learn how to add a presentation to your completed image.

    Sample image titles:

    Submit your final images no later than Monday, February 4, to You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your files have been received.

    If you have any questions, contact meeting chair Chris Keeley at

    • 09 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Candace Pratt Photography, 142 Concord Road, Lee, NH
    • 5
    • 23 Feb 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Photography by Madonna Studio, 9 Rosewell Road, Bedford, NH
    • 6
    • 02 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Carlen Images Studio, 2 Joslin Road, Milford, NH
    • 8
    • 06 Mar 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Derryfield Country Club, 625 Mammoth Rd, Manchester, NH 03104

    Quit Yer Bitchin':
    Being a Yes in a World of No
    with Lauren DelVecchio, CPP

    In 2016, Lauren’s life changed, by choice, and she began living a Year of Yes, which ultimately became a Life of Yes. It started out as a personal journey, but has attracted national attention and has affected the lives of people all over the United States and has opened her eyes, her mind, and her life to new opportunities, growing her business like never before.

    Join Lauren to learn how your attitude can affect your business, and your life. Discover the simple rules to live by that will bring more genuine relationships into your world, growing your network, opening your mind, and improving your bottom line. This class is designed to help us change the way we think about others, about ourselves, and to help us find our “happy.” You will learn how to stop restricting yourself in your work and in your everyday life, and how to open yourself to more opportunities. Lauren’s “no-more-excuses” attitude will give you the perspective to help you make changes that will bring you closer to your goals, and have some amazing stories to tell along the way!

    Lauren is a Certified Professional Photographer based out of Farmingdale, Maine and is on the Board for the Maine PPA, and a member of PPANE and PPA. She opened LAD Photography in 2004 and photographs boudoir, seniors, and families, but specializes in weddings and fashion/concept work.

    Lauren’s photographic work has earned her several awards, including:
    • First place in the General Portraits category of PPA’s district competition
    • 2018 PPA Silver Level Photographer of the Year Award
    • Two years representing Team USA in the World Photographic Cup,
       including 6th place in the world in the portrait category
    • A perfect 100 score in the PPA Northeast District Competition 2017
    • 2018 PPA Charities Impact Award
    • Fourth place in the Grand Imaging Awards at Imaging USA 2018
    • The Maine PPA 2018 Maine Wedding Photographer of the Year Award
    • The PPA of New England Photographer of the Year for 2017

    If you have any questions, contact meeting chair Chris Keeley

    Click here for flyer: 6Mar2019_LaurenDelVecchio.pdf

    • 16 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Tanya Lee Hervey Photography, 24 Union Street, Rochester, NH
    • 10
    • 23 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Jill Kyle Photography, 15 Liberty Court, Auburn, NH
    • 9
    • 30 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Achber Studio, 39 Canal Street, Laconia, NH
    • 5

New Hampshire Professional Photographers Association
P.O. Box 4085
Manchester, NH 03108-4085

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