The All Valley Professional Photographers (AVPP) affiliate is a non-profit trade organization

dedicated to creating an environment of education, networking and creativity for

photographers of all levels. 

Please take a moment to visit our sponsor! 

Our President's Message

As president of AVPP, it is my privilege to invite you to join us.


Ellen Close
Here is a summary of our monthly AVPP programs featured throughout the calendar year:

•Seven dynamic guest speakers covering various educational topics in photography.

•Four Digital Photo Competitions (DPC) with a select panel of 3 highly acclaimed professional

     photographers (and instructors), recognized in the photography industry. 

•Various Workshops providing continuing education throughout the year. (Some workshops may

     involve an additional fee) 

•Out-and-About-town photo shoots, including our annual Getty Museum outing

•An annual West Coast School scholarship of $500 awarded to a qualifying AVPP and PPC member.

While Non-Members are always welcomed to our meetings workshops and events, an AVPP membership entitles you to discounts to the above programs. 



Sampling from our recent Digital Photo Competition

August 2016

First Place


by Rosalind Guder

Second Place

"Cuban Worker on a Break"

by Bev Widney

Third Place

"The Girl in Red"

by Endre Balogh


Click here if you are looking for photographers from our affiliate to hire.



Check out our up coming events! 



Sunday, Sept 22 Oct 2nd! , 2016 10am-4pm

Workshop: "Going Legit in Business" with Robin Swanson

Sunday, Oct 9th, 2016 10am-3pm

Metro Safari: North Hollywood Station

Wed, Oct 12, 2016, 6pm-9:30pm

Guest Speaker Kristi Sutton Elias "Creative Inspiration"