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Who We Are: We are professional and aspiring professional portrait and general photographers who gather from across eastern Oklahoma for education, fellowship and public service. INPPA is affiliated with the Professional Photographers of America and the Professional Photographers of Oklahoma. Through these and local programs our members further their education and abilities to serve their public and their business.

What We Do: We meet 10 times a year for professional development speakers, once a year for print competition and once a year for a holiday party. Periodically we sponsor extra speakers from across the United States. Several times a year we host fundraising and social events. We offer scholarships to members for the Professional Photographers of Oklahoma Spring Seminar and Fall Convention. We volunteer for community charity efforts as selected by our board of directors.

When We Meet: We meet at the My Photo Studio, 7902 E. 50th street south (Fontana Shopping Center), Tulsa, OK, at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.

How You Can Join: Membership is open to professional and aspiring photographers, their staff and spouses. Levels of membership and dues vary. Dues are collected each January. Each new member must agree to and sign a code of ethics.

Guest Policy: Guests are welcome to attend one meeting at no charge. After one complimentary meeting, you can either join INPPA for $65 or continue to attend meetings as a non member for a charge of $15 per meeting.

Upcoming events

My Photo Studio

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Upcoming events

    • July 21, 2018
    • 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Gillcrease Gardens
    • 4

    “Little lights, big look - getting a studio look on location with off camera flash"

    Join INPPA members and spend 4hrs with master photographer Sean Capshaw as he explains, demonstrates and works one-on-one with you to better utilize your equipment. 

    Sean has been photographing professionally since 2005 and earned his master photographer degree from PPA in 2015. After 10 years in the very competitive Southern California wedding market, he learned to light his clients very quickly with a minimal setup and in unpredictable conditions. Learn to not be intimidated by shooting in non optimal conditions and under tight timelines.

    Please bring your camera, and one or two off camera light sources (portable) and light stands for those off camera flashes. Be sure you have some way to fire a flash off camera. You may also bring modifiers but if you are bringing large items like softboxes or umbrellas you may want to have someone to hold that equipment in case of wind. we will be moving and working quickly so don’t bring more than you can carry. If you do not have or use off camera flash, you are still welcome to attend but may not be able to try the techniques we learn during the class

    Professional Photographers of America 

    2017 - Bronze Level Photographer of the Year
    2015 - Master Photographer
    2012 - Bronze Level Photographer of the Year
    2011 - Bronze Level Photographer of the Year

    Professional Photographers of California 

    2012 - Judges Choice Award
    2012 - Judges Choice Award
    2011 - Fellowship Award

    Indian Nations Professional Photographers Association 

    2017 - Master Photographer - 1st place Wedding
    2017 - Master Photographer - 1st place Portrait and Group Portrait
    2016 - Master Photographer - 1st place Wedding

    Professional Photographers of San Diego County 

    2015 - Wedding Photographer of the Year
    2015 - Portrait Photographer of the Year
    2013 - Wedding Photographer of the Year
    2011 - Wedding Photographer of the Year
    2010 - Illustrative Photographer of the Year
    2010 - Wedding Photographer of the Year
    2009 - Wedding Photographer of the Year
    2008 - Frank Van Valkenburg Award

    We will be meeting in the NORTH parking lot at Gillcrease.

    • August 11, 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • August 13, 2018
    • 4:00 PM
    • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Catoosa

    PhotoEXPO and PhotoEXHIBIT 2018

    Hosted By Professional Photographers of Oklahoma

    Please follow link for more information.

    • August 14, 2018
    • 6:30 PM

    Exciting Details TBA!!

    • September 11, 2018
    • 6:30 PM

    Exciting Details TBA!!

    • October 09, 2018
    • 6:30 PM

    Exciting Details TBA!!

    • November 13, 2018
    • 6:30 PM

    Exciting Details TBA!!

Past events

July 10, 2018 July - Photographic Competition
June 23, 2018 PPA Continuing education - Pet Photography is more than a Squeaky Toy and a Good Camera with Margaret Bryant
June 12, 2018 June - Photograpic Critique
May 08, 2018 May Meeting - Tiny Studios, Tiny People, Big Memories - Elise Breeding CPP
April 10, 2018 April Meeting - Sherry Stinston - Pet Photography
April 07, 2018 PhotoEXPAND Spring Seminar
March 13, 2018 March - Artistic Elements of Photography – How Photographic Competition Helps You Become a Better Photographer - Leslie Hoyt
February 13, 2018 Feb Meeting - Robert Trawick - Social Media is not SOCIAL
January 09, 2018 January Meeting 2018
December 12, 2017 December Meeting - Holiday Party
November 14, 2017 November Meeting - Cary Garrison • Light Painting
October 15, 2017 Continuing Education - Controlling the Light • Dawn Muncy Cr., CPP
October 10, 2017 October Meeting - "Ten Ways to Use the Same Softbox" (Also known as Think Differently). -Tony Corbell
September 12, 2017 September Meeting - Randy Taylor
August 08, 2017 August Meeting: Window Lighting - Les Petersen
June 13, 2017 Print Critique
May 09, 2017 May Meeting: PPA Benchmark Program - Stephen Thetford
April 23, 2017 Jump Starting Photoshop by Kent Shirley
April 11, 2017 April Meeting - From Camera to Competition, Dawn Muncy
March 14, 2017 March Meeting - Photographing Action
January 10, 2017 January Meeting - INPPA & MyStudio Open House
December 13, 2016 December - INPPA HOLIDAY PARTY
November 08, 2016 November Meeting - Leslie Hoyt Relationship Portraiture
October 11, 2016 October Meeting - Panel of Experts
September 13, 2016 Printing photos: resolution, color space & calibration. - Bedford Camera
August 14, 2016 INPPA Gear Sale
August 09, 2016 August Meeting - Speaker Ron Jackson
July 12, 2016 Print Competition
June 25, 2016 The Art of Post Processing - Dwaine Horton
June 14, 2016 Print Critique
May 10, 2016 How to Increase Profitability through In Person Sales (Using Projection and ProSelect) - Kathy Norwood
April 12, 2016 Becoming the Hero, how to execute great events and photoshoots. - Chrystina Straughan
March 19, 2016 March 19th - Posing Class with Kari Douma (PPA Continuing Education)
March 08, 2016 Newborn Photography - Safety First, Rebecca Eubanks
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