January brings our annual PPLAC Celebration and Digital Photographic Competition awards presentation. Join us on January 28th! Click on the “What’s Next!” page above for details.

“Standing Together” by Angela Chen – November 2020 Best of Show

PPLAC is a non-profit organization committed to advancing photographic excellence while maintaining the highest standards of ethical practices and conduct.  Where else can you receive cutting-edge education and information, recharge your creative batteries, network with other photographers, and pick the brains of world class instructors– all at the same event?


Founded in 1952, PPLAC is a local affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the statewide Professional Photographers of California (PPC).  As our local affiliate, PPLAC provides the educational tools, networking, information, advice, and resources to assist you in accelerating the growth of your professional photography skills and business.

Our Mission is to advance industry professionalism, excellence and leadership with the highest standards of ethical practices through networking and world-class education focused on the craft, science and business of photography.


Our Vision is to become the go-to industry resource for professional and aspiring professional photographers in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Our Core Values aim at technical excellence, integrity, respect and professionalism.

Our Strategy focuses on continuously improving the value of our organization to our members.


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Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
Veteran Memorial Complex  •  4117 Overland Avenue  •  Culver City, CA 90230

PPLAC is a proud affiliate of these professional associations: