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We are an association of professional photographers, dedicated to raising the level of our photography skills through on going education with a commitment to professionalism, and higher business standards.

The TCPPA is an affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America located in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.

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President's Message

We are all photographers and/or visual artists. We make a living creating and selling our artwork. In this digital age, it’s more and more difficult to display our work without having someone steal it or manipulate it (cropping, filtering, etc.). It’s so frustrating! It’s an ongoing battle of the consumer just not knowing better or understanding copyright law.

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March Keynote Speaker

March 21, 2016 - Barbara Breitsameter - Dog Photography with a Bark of Sophistication!

Capturing those unscripted moments in a dog's life is only one part of the process. Barbara will walk you through step by step, the Poppyblue keys to a successful dog session. Before she grabs her camera to photograph any dog, Barbara explains in detail the importance of how to greet a dog, understanding your subject, the specific breed traits and how to read their body language. Click Here to Read More and Register.

See the Difference

see the differenceSee the Difference between a photographer and a Professional Photographer. Your family portrait, senior photos, baby photos, weddings are all priceless moments that deserve what a professional photographer offers in their technical training, creativity and image solutions to capture the essence of the image.

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