Benefits of Membership
PPOC is comprised of working and aspiring photographers who continually strive to increase their knowledge of photography.
Our members participate in continuing education starting here at the local level via PPOC hands on workshops, monthly interactive seminars and speakers and informal photographic adventures, state level activities via PPC and national level via PPA. We are proud to host monthly seminars, workshops, safaris, networking get-togethers and studio shares.
Your membership in PPOC is a great step forward in your photographic career. Not just in becoming a better photographer, but a stronger business. Many of our members have used relationships forged here to cover other events, take on jobs that are not within their speciality, and overall successfully deliver a better product and experience to their clients. With our community of photographers and AMAZING willingness to help each other, use PPOC to make new friends today, who will be very willing to help you tomorrow.
Speaking of business and benefits, PPOC members have SPECIAL access and Preferred Rates to Orange County's PREMIER retail studio location, The California Center for the Digital Arts. Just what is so PREMIER about The California Center for the Digital Arts?
- Multiple Air-conditioned Studios for Glamour, Infants and Family portrait work
- Studios will accommodate groups of 1 to 15 people easily.
- Studios are fully equipped
- State of the Art Presentation Center
- Creative spaces to develop and create your next great idea
- Client bookings and Client Sales are significantly higher when meeting in a Professional and Dedicated Location in comparison to meeting at the local Starbucks.
PPOC is an active association of professional photographers in Orange County today.
PPOC is dedicated to the education, advancement, and support for our fellow photographers.
PPOC is proud to present speakers who will motivate your creativity, increase your business skills and help you advance your professional career.
PPOC is one of the local affiliates of the Professional Photographers of California and the Professional Photographers of America. These state and national organizations provide a network of professional photographers to meet, exchange ideas, and learn more about our growing profession.
Working professional photographers, assistants and full time photography students are welcome to join us for their first meeting free of charge. We welcome members of businesses and organizations that provide service and products to professional photographers.