Professional Photographers of Santa Clara Valley is an organization whose objectives and purposes include the advancement of photography in all its branches, both as an art and as a profession. PPSCV creates and fosters cordial relations and interchange of thoughts and ideas among its members. We promote and educate the consumer to the advantages of hiring a professional photographer.
PPSCV is affiliated with the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and with the Professional Photographers of California (PPC).
If you’re already a professional photographer, or an aspiring one, in the greater San Jose area and are interested in joining or learning more about PPSCV please contact any of the Board members and consider attending one of our monthly meetings.
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Announcements and Coming Events
Share Your Work!
Members are invited to bring samples of their work for display at each meeting. Prints, albums, and any other items you'd like to share are welcome! G. Nasreen Aboobaker is coordinating the display each month. Please contact her with any questions you may have. It has been a great starting point for dialogue between members!
PPSCV is having a Photo Safari this Friday, November 22, at 6:15PM in front of the Fairmont Hotel in downtown San Jose.
What to bring:
Tripod, camera, flash (optional), remote trigger (cable, etc.), warm clothing and comfortable shoes.
Photo safaris are lots of fun and a great way of improving night-shooting skills, and maybe picking up some valuable pointers. For more info, contact Roberto Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel: 408-460-7549.
Jeff Cable is a 3 time Olympic photographer and one of the most popular speakers at B&H photo in New York. He is also the Director of Marketing at Lexar and is based in the Bay Area. He has a reputation for teaching photography in a fun and informal way and will be sharing his secrets to successfully shooting events, from planning to execution and workflow.
Jeff Cable started his professional photography career in the San Francisco Bay Area, photographing Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. Since then, he has earned respect around the globe, capturing images at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, serving as the official photographer for Team USA Hockey at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver and serving as the official photographer for Team USA Water Polo at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Jeff will be shooting for Team USA in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Cable is a contributing photographer for ZUMA Press, the largest independent picture agency. He teaches photography to other professionals around the world, including Australia, China, Europe and across the United States. He is one of the most requested presenters at B & H Photo in New York City, the world's largest photo retailer.
Jeff is best known for his artistic passion, his easy-going attitude and his ability to capture the emotion of any moment. He embraced digital cameras before they were widely accepted by the industry, and has continues to leverage the latest technology to provide the best images with the best equipment.
"Make the most of shooting events - whether it is a Bar Mitzvah, Wedding or the Olympics"
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