Professional Photographers of Santa Clara Valley Advancing Photography as an Art and a Profession







Professional Photographers of Santa Clara Valley is an organization whose objectives and purposes include the advancement of photography in all its branches, both as an art and as a profession. PPSCV creates and fosters cordial relations and interchange of thoughts and ideas among its members. We promote and educate the consumer to the advantages of hiring a professional photographer.


PPSCV is affiliated with the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and with the Professional Photographers of California (PPC).


If you’re already a professional photographer, or an aspiring one, in the greater San Jose area and are interested in joining or learning more about PPSCV please contact any of the Board members and consider attending one of our monthly meetings.

PPSCV Welcomes you!

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February 2014





Next General Meeting

Wednesday, November 12th


7:00PM to 9:00PM


Announcements and Coming Events

 Adventures of the Lucy Otter, A look at Drone Photography


Duane Murphy started Shashin Fine Art Photography ( in 2010 and since that time has become the 2015 President of Professional Photographers of Orange County, a Graduate of Tri-Communities Photography Program, and in 2014 he took to the air with his Drone named the Lucky Otter, creating iconic Areal Images in this amazing new arena of photography.


We will discuss the new and challenging world of Areal, Specifically Drone, Photography. The excitement and challenges this new type of photography is facing and what we need to do to profit from it. Its a very exciting time with new rules coming down from the FAA, Dailiy Media Headlines, and things we need to consider in order to fly safely and profitably!!



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