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Bryan will cover the following topics:

- How a CRM can help with your professionalism with:

- Automated replies to inquiries
- Sophisticated workflow so nothing falls between the cracks
- Scheduling
- Payments and Contracts

- How a CRM can help with sales, evenduring a pandemic

- Galleries and remote IPS (sales)

- How a CRM can help with marketing even during a pandemic

- Email marketing

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PPSCV Membership 3-month extension:
In recognition of the financial strain that Covid-19 has brought to the general economy and professional photographers in particular, PPSCV has extended the 2020 membership dues period to provide an extra 3 months of membership to current members at no charge.


Africa Travels with Laura Marshall

TUE AUG 4th at 4PM

Laura is the secretary of PPSCV and has been a member since about 1988. She loves to travel, and Africa, by far, is her favorite destination. They say going to Africa will change you, and it's true. Join us to hear of Laura's adventures in Kenya and Tanzania and see some of the images she brought back. She'll take about the very simple equipment she took and why, and also information about the variety of tours available there. Bring your questions, and she'll do her best to answer them.

This is a free event.

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PPA Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Liaison

PPSCV now has a PPA CPP liaison for those interested in becoming certified by PPA. John Gayler will serve in this position for 2020.

The PPA Certified Professional Photographer program, or CPP, includes a written exam and practical photography submission designed to certify a level of technical knowledge and photographic competence increasing confidence in clients.  Learn more here. Contact CPP Liaison


PPSCV Image Competition results and awards for June

The recent Image Competition on June 17th included a wide variety of images, with 48 images judged.

See the awards and high scoring images listed here:

Thanks to all the competitors who submitted images, and those who joined us to watch and learn.
We received some useful feedback encouraging us to do it again.
Watch out for the next competition date to be announced.

If you want to improve image competition entries, PPSCV hosted Jeff Dachowski for a live online tutorial on exactly that. To view the recording for free Register here, create an account and use the dashboard search for "PPSCV", the video is named "PPSCV Photographic Competition Call". Contact Jeff if there are issues accessing this content. 

If you are interested in becoming a PPSCV member, see more details Membership

2020 June Image Competition Members


   --5 tips for surviving an economic slump :


   --Free Music Licensing Gift from PPA & Triple Scoop Music ($60 value) visit - for PPA members - 
Event ID: TripleScoopLove
         Gift Code: Z63F4GGZ
         Expiration Date: December 31, 2020

Photo Safaris
: (Dates / locations postponed)

     Pinnacles National Park       (Condors ... )
     Point Lobos State Reserve   
     Bean Hollow Beach               
     Pinnacles National Park       (Tarantulas t)
     Moss Landing State Wildlife Area-Elkhorn Slough Preserve
     City at Night

Galapagos Tour by Mark Butler

Bay Photo Specials

Previous Programs


Preparing Images for Competition with Jeff Dachowski

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Icelandic Adventure -
self guided travel photography with John Gayler

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Psychology of Pricing & Sales
with Bry Cox