Membership Classification and Dues
Professional Active $95 (Includes Registration to the Annual TPPA OR SWPPA Convention ~ Open to members in three categories:
Limited Associate $85 (Includes Registration to the Annual TPPA OR SWPPA Convention ~ Beginning - Open to individuals, seriously interested in photography, and are engaged in an occupation other than photography.
Student $50 (Includes Registration to the Annual TPPA OR SWPPA Convention) - Open to full time students preparing for a career in photography, in a college or approved vocational or technical school Students applying must list name of school. course and instructor.
Service Firm $90 - Open to manufactures, supplier, laboratories and business supplying photographers: includes one person's membership.
Staff Associates $55 (Includes Registration to the Annual TPPA OR SWPPA Convention) - Open to individuals employed by a Professional Active or Service Firm member. Staff Associate membership may be accepted only if the employer is a current member.
Out of State $65 (Includes Registration to the Annual TPPA OR SWPPA Convention)
Note: Only professional Active members have all membership rights. Spouses of Professional Active members are exempt from dues, unless they elect to become a Professional Active member in order to vote or exhibit prints. If a spouse wants to attend convention or Texas School, they may join as Staff Associate member to receive the member benifits. Limited Associate, Out of State. Student, Service or Staff Associate members may not vote, hold office or enter photographs in competitions unless a special category has been established for them.
The TPPA is one of the largest PPA affiliated state associations. Some of educational member benefits include: (additional registration fees)
Kerrville Seminar, a family oriented event in June at Kerrville.
The Texas School of Professional Photography, a 6 day school held on in the Addison (North Dallas area). Registration fees for the Summer Seminar, Fall seminar and the school is required;
Additional free member benefits include:
An annual convention: The Texas PPA convention on odd years, and the SWPPA convention on even years.
Texas Professional Photographer Magazine. an award winning publication, mailed six times a year.
Listing on the web page directory, with email link, and Web site link
Also, your link on the TPPA member site page
For qualified members interested in sharing their knowledge, a listing on the talent page