Photography Education

One of the best benefits of membership in the Professional Photographers’ Society of New York State is ongoing education. As one of the oldest PPA affiliates, PPSNYS provides educational resources that complement and further the degree programs available through the Professional Photographers of America.

PPA Degrees

  • Photographic Craftsman
  • Master of Photography
  • Master Artist
  • Master of Wedding Photography

PPA Certifications

Photography Basics

“Quit Using Your Camera on Program!” – This full-length video features a live presentation of Steve’s workshop that you can watch over and over. This workshop takes you through the basics of shutter speeds, f-stops and camera handling, metering, color balance and more. By learning to operate your camera in manual mode, you gain a wealth of control over the creative process and the success of your images. This workshop is designed for those just getting started in photography or those needing a “refresher”.

The Booray Perry Explains Playlist – Booray Perry explains the fundamentals of photography–Exposure, Aperture, Rule of Thirds, etc.–in short easy-to-digest videos.

Photoshop 101 for Beginners – A Unique way to introduce photoshop to beginners.