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Upcoming events

    • Saturday, February 23, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Monday, February 25, 2019
    • 10:00 PM
    • Hawthorn Suites. 4435 Marsha Sharp Fwy, Lubbock, TX 79407

    West Texas Photo Fest  Feb 23-25th, 2019

    Join us for this 3 day event featuring top photographic talent from around the country.  One low price of $147 price includes all classes and social activities. Register today as space is limited. Register before Feb 17th to Save $$ and receive a special gift from Millers Lab. Late registration begins Feb 17 for $197



    5:00pm "Post Production Made Easy" Cris Duncan
    7:30pm - Welcome Reception - Snacks and Drinks provided


    9:00am "The Art & Business of Headshots" Michael Mowbray
    11:30am-1:00pm - Lunch on your own
    1:00pm "Fashion Seniors" Craig Stidham
    4:30pm "PPA Print Competition Boot Camp" Carl Caylor
    6:30-8:00 Dinner on your own
    8:00-10:00pm - Walk Up Workshops and Vendor Fair
    "Posing for Families & Groups" - Deanna Duncan
    "Studio Lighting & Modifiers" - Michael Mowbray
    "Lightroom Workflow" - Jody Smyers
    "Image Critique" - Carl Caylor
    10:30-12:00 Hospitality Suites Open, Snacks and Drinks


    7:45am Judges Breakfast
    9:00am "5 Tips for Selling Wall Portraits" Suzanne Deaton
    11:30am-1:00pm  Lunch on your own
    1:00pm Image Judging
    6:00pm Reception
    7:00pm Closing Program. Awards and Prizes

    The 2019 Image Competition will be on Monday the 25th.

    • Monday, February 25, 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • Hawthorn Suites 4435 Marsha Sharp

    2019 Image Competition.

    The West Texas Image Competition will be on Feb 25th, 2019. Event is open to anyone and you do not need to be a WTP member to participate.  Learn more about Image Competition 
    You are invited to come and watch the judging LIVE on Monday, Feb 25th at 1:00pm.
    Attending the  judging and evening program is a t no cost to members.

    Once again, we are an approved PPA judging site which means that we follow the same rules and guidelines set forth by PPA. What this means for you is that the jurors have met certain criteria and you will receive valuable feedback on your images moving forward to state, district and IPC. Our panel will consist of 5 jurors and a Jury Chairman who are either IPC approved jurors or those who in the training process through PPA's judging course. *Awards will be given to the top 3 in each category and each entrant will be eligible for great door prizes from our vendors and sponsors. The competition will be recorded and posted following the conclusion of the West Texas Photo Fest event. Please read all the rules and criteria at the link below. 

    Hawthorn Suites, 4435 Marsha Sharp Fwy. Attending the judging is at no cost to members. 
    Monday Feb 25th:
    1:00pm: Judging begins at 1:00pm
    6:00pm: Social time, Evening Program and Awards

    Image Competition is part of the West Texas Photofest. 

Past events

Monday, January 14, 2019 January 14th - "Roundtable Duscussion"
Monday, December 17, 2018 WTP Christmas Party - "The Ugliest Sweater"
Monday, October 15, 2018 October 15th - "#DoItForTheGram | Instagram Marketing Strategies & Best Practices"
Monday, August 20, 2018 August 20th - "Setting The Stage for Luxury Sales"
Monday, July 16, 2018 July 16th - Shutter Stroll
Monday, June 18, 2018 June 18th Meeting
Monday, May 21, 2018 May 21st Meeting
Monday, April 16, 2018 April 16th Meeting

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

Executive Director

Mailing Address:
2402 Slide Rd
Lubbock, TX 79407

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