We believe in the power of education

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We want to see photographers have access to education that is both valuable, but diverse, in areas that matter to them. We value growth, and believe that talent is only 30% of the journey and that businesses are sustainable when strategy is behind them. With a passion for business strategy and marketing, and a heart for education, we want to provide you with the practical tools and knowledge you need to grow a successful, profitable business built on service. Your success is our success, so we want nothing more than to see you succeed.

Multi-Day Events

Carolina Photo Expo

Our annual convention lasting three days with nationally recognized speakers and our image competition awards banquet.

Regional Seminars

Reginal Seminars are held three times per year and free to members. Events are held in the Eastern, Western, and Central regions.

East Coast School

East Coast School is our annual 4 day deep dive workshop with the country's best photographers for maximum learning.

One-on-one Mentoring

Twice each year our more experienced members volunteer their time to help others reach their goals.  These free mentoring sessions are short meetings lasting about an hour where members can work one-on-one with our coaches in a variety of topics including business, workflow, lighting, posing, post production and more.

To be add your name to the list, click below and tell us where you need help.  This is open to all PPNC members.

Shoot Socials/Mini Workshops

Shoot socials are free group social events geared around shooting, editing, lighting, posing, post production, business and more.  These social events are casual in nature and designed to be member led open sharing style events.

Any member of the organizations can host a shoot social.  Interested in hosting an event?  Click below and let us know.

Monthly Webinars

Each month PPNC host webinars from some of the country’s best photographers spanning a range of topics.  Webinars generally last about an hour however could go longer depending on the topic.

Our online webinar series are free to members and can be access at any time at the link below.  You must be an active member to access our webinar library.

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