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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 hear about it all the time, but how good are we at doing it? Backing up our files, that is. I wanted to share what recently happened to me in hopes it makes you all think a bit and be sure you have your back-up process in place…

I was out working in Connecticut for 10 days at the end of April. Little did I know when I got back to my office I’d be greeted by a computer who didn’t like that

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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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