Welcome to the Professional Photographers Guild of Houston

Founded in 1950,  PPGH is an Affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America and is one of the most active guilds in the country with over 200 members representing all levels of professional photography experience and photographic interest.  Our purpose is to provide a dynamic atmosphere where members can network with other members, learn from visiting speakers and learn the latest trends in the photography industry. We meet once a month to host a guest speaker program, have an image competition and network over a meal.  

PPGH has an All Star Lineup of speakers for 2020 as well monthly workshops.  Whatever your level of photography is currently, you will walk away from each speaker and workshop  with knowledge to help you improve your skills, business or meet a new friend. If you are an active photographer looking to advance your photography skills consider joining PPGH.

Our Next Monthly Program

Michael Martinez

Next Level Studio: How To Profit From Sales And Create A Happy Workplace

Come join us for the afternoon as Michael shares with you how to take your business to the next level by showing you how to determine the value of your time and product. He will also help you to understand how to elevate your brand and have profitable sales using in-person sales techniques.

In the evening, Michael will explain the "circle of happiness", which brings multiple aspects of your business (the owner, employees, clients and community) together in a positive and productive way and how you can use this to your advantage in your business.

Michael established his boutique studio in 1994 to offer families and professionals high-quality, timeless portraits. He is one of the few artists that carry on the legacy of great portraiture through the use of corrective and traditional posing, which creates images that stand the test of time.

Houston Food Bank
535 Portwall St

Houston, TX 77029

Random images from our 2019 Image Competitions Winners & Honorable Mentions

Image Competition

A part of growing as a photographer is challenging yourself. Image competition is a great way to learn how to improve your images and take it to new levels.

PPGH hosts a monthly image competition where you can enter up to two images a month and have Master Photographers provide you with feedback on your image(s). Many photographers who want to test out an image before submitting it to TPPA or IPC image contests, start here.

Remember that you are also earning PPGH Fellowship points with any image with an 80 or higher score! Who knows, you could be our next master photographer and judging PPGH image competitions. 

Click here to read more about our monthly Image Competition. 

Considering Membership?

PPGH offers a membership level to all levels of photographers! Whether a hobbyist, aspiring professional, student, or a seasoned professional photographer, we can meet your educational and networking needs. Come visit us and meet a vibrant, energetic group that enjoys learning and elevating our group to be better photographers.

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