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WEST TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHERS

SUPPORTING PHOTOGRAPHERS THROUGH COMMUNITY AND EDUCATION

Upcoming events

    • Monday, August 19, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • 4ORE Golf 6909 Marsha Sharp Fwy, 79407
    Register

     "Changing Hats?" Ray Chapa

    The question is not whether you are charging enough, but whether you are making a profit How are you with the IRS? Is your studio in your home? Do you have an accountant? Do you know how to interpret you financial statements How should your business be structured; sole proprietor, partnership, or corporation?


    Ray has a  BBA in accounting from Texas Tech, an MBA from the University of Arkansas. He is now Retired from the Small Business Administration Retired from CITI bank in Dallas Small business consultant with the Department of Commerce, Minority Business Development Agency


    • Monday, September 16, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • 4ORE Golf 6909 Marsha Sharp Fwy, 79407
    Register

     "Agency Testing! What is IT?" Steve Ellinger

    Agency testing photography. What it is, why its important, what not to do and to do, and how to get started!


    Steve Ellinger, CPP, based in Abilene, Texas is a practicing architect (FAIA), educator, speaker, and published fashion photographer. His work has been instrumental in getting models signed to well-known national modeling agencies in Texas, New York City, Los Angeles, Paris, London, and other major markets. He is also a frequent lecturer and instructor in fashion photography, including the The Texas School of Professional Photography.


    Steve regularly serves as a testing photographer for the major Texas modeling agencies and several in New York. Steve began his love for photography 40 years ago, while he was an architecture student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas; numerous examples of his work were featured in several local and national publications during that time. Since then, Steve has been published countless times and continues to strive to break new ground with creative thinking testing photography.


West Texas Photographers. WTP is owned and operated by the South Plains Professional Photographers Association. 

Executive Director
806-781-2747

Mailing Address:
2402 Slide Rd
Lubbock, TX 79407

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