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1.000 Users!

As of March 11, 2013 we have finally registered our 1,000 user!  This includes only users that have both registered AND verified their email address — which helps to cut out spam accounts. This community continues to grow at...
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Portfolio Picker Online

As part of the professional photographic process, sometimes you become too close to your imagery to be objective.  Sometimes the ‘story’ behind the image clouds your judgement.  Sometimes past praise is held too dearly in a quickly changing market....
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One Year!

The Professional Photography Forum is one year old! We have grown from a rag-tag group of 3-4 people into an international (still rag-tag) group of 250! We have generated 16,731 posts on 1,369 topics. The first few months were...
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10,000 POSTS!!!

Not to pat our collective selves on the back (well, not too much) but TPPF has just surpassed 10,000 posts.  As a fairly niche market forum, we’re proud of that accomplishment in a mere 8 months and want to...
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What Goes On?

As you may have figured out by now, TPPF (The Professional Photography Forum) has two levels of participation.  Open membership which, as the name implies, is viewable to all on the ‘net.  The other level, Private, is available through...
How To

Care of Rechargeable Batteries

You know all your flashes and other photographic gear that requires you to have hundreds of ‘AA’ batteries sitting around the studio?  Well, here is everything you always wanted to know about rechargeable batteries, from a professional photographers standpoint. Learn to...
How To

Creating CD templates

Looking to produce printable DVD’s (maybe some Taiyo Yuden Watersheild discs that we talk about all the time) as deliverables to your clients, but can’t quite make the templates work right? This article goes though and shows you how...
How To

How to set up and run a Photo Station

Photobooth, Portrait Station, CRaZyBooTH!… whatever you call it, the idea is the same: To provide something even more special, unique, and fun for your clients than the traditional photobooth concept (which, itself, is still seen as pretty unique by...
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A fresh start

Forums are a dime a dozen; good forums are few and far between; good photography-based forums are even more rare. Even of those that offer some value, none quite offer the right mix for a working pro (or even...