WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN THE GUILD ?
I’m looking forward to getting to know you better in 2020! I’ve worked hard to put together a full calendar of events which I hope will bring value to you and provide you with some great opportunities for fellowship and education! While you will be receiving periodic email updates on events and happenings, please join us in our Facebook group “IPPG” to keep up to date on the most current information and to engage with our members and friends!
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Sarah Crail, CPP
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE
Great speakers at every meeting! Come learn from some of the best photographers and experts around. Presenters will speak on portraiture, weddings, seniors, glamour, digital photography, marketing, framing, legal issues, color, B&W and more! See what others are doing to succeed in this business and implement those ideas which will help you!
The IPPG Forum allows members to ask and answer questions, critique photos, sell/buy equipment, and learn from some of the best in the business.
FUN, FELLOWSHIP AND NETWORKING
Have dinner with some of the best photographers in Central Indiana! Make friends and learn what is making our businesses succeed. Even if the guest speaker is not presenting on a topic relevant to your need, you might pick up some ideas from the people at your table that will pay for membership a hundred times over! Get referrals for work that others can’t do or are too busy to do!
SCHOLARSHIPS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION
IPPG Members are eligible for several scholarships and are able to learn about the best offerings around the nation for educational programs that are most suited to fill your needs.
LEADERSHIP AND COMMITMENT TOWARD EXCELLENCE
All of our members are committed to enhancing the prestige of our profession, providing value to our customers and the public at large and to raising the general standard of photographic craftsmanship and excellence. You may find that answers to your questions or solutions to some of your biggest problems will come from a helping hand within our Guild …. or use some of your knowledge, skills and ability to help another photographer or the Guild reach new goals!
CODE OF ETHICS
We will endeavor to enhance the Photographic Profession by maintaining a dignity of manner in our behavior, in the presentation of our photography and photographic services, in the appearance of our place of business and in all forms of public contact. We will at all times avoid unfair business practices.
ADDITIONAL MEMBER BENEFITS
Members receive $20 discount on our monthly meetings and additional savings on our 3-5 full day workshops. Members are also eligible for additional cash prizes when they participate in our state print competition, and have the option to work toward earning the IPPG Fellowship which is an award of achievement for professional development and service.
- 2020 regular membership is $60
- Student membership rate is $25
- Retired professional photographer rate is $25
For those with additional studio staff who may wish to join (whether spouse, significant other, or employee) an additional member may be added for $50.
Email Kipshawger@gmail.com for the promo codes necessary to register at these reduced rates.
Whether you are a beginning photographer or an experienced professional, the IPPG offers the opportunity for advancing your professionalism through educational and networking opportunities. Please come join us and see for yourself! Individuals interested in joining should first come to one of the monthly meetings. This allows them to meet members and see what IPPG is about. We hope to see you at one of our meetings soon. Check out the Meeting Page for complete details.
Once deciding to join IPPG a formal application must be filled out and received by the membership secretary and then approved by the board. Once approved by the board the general membership is allowed to voice any comment and the announcement of application is run in the Guildlines. If no objections have been voiced the individual will become a full member the following month.