MOPPA is committed to ongoing photography education for its members. Our resources, classes, mentoring, and conference are incredible opportunities to grow as a professional & aspiring photographer.
MOPPA's classes provide you with the tools to find success in photography. Each month MOPPA hosts classes from some of the country’s best photographers spanning a range of topics.
Photo Credit: MOPPA Member - Linda Hamlin
Photo Credit: MOPPA Member - Kim Lorenz
The mentorship program aims to enhance each member's photographic business skills through a series of small group mentoring sessions.
"Develop MOPPA" is the annual photography conference hosted by the Missouri Professional Photographers Association. Learn new skills, shoot alongside top-notch photographers, compete in image competition, connect with fellow attendees, and be inspired.
Photo Credit: MOPPA Member - John Seals
Photo Credit: MOPPA Member - Patty Cline
Image Competition is the most intense photographic education you can get. Through this process, you will learn to see and view your work more objectively while developing a more refined skill set that carries over into your everyday work. We welcome everyone to participate in image competition. Newcomers or seasoned veterans, we all have something to offer and something to learn.
Individuals who demonstrate exceptional services rendered to the profession of photography
Fellow of Photography Degree Program
Individuals who demonstrate exceptional ability in photography and/or in the arts and crafts involved in the production of finished photographs and who demonstrate exceptional services rendered to the profession of photography, the photographic industry, and the Association shall be recognized by the Professional Photographers Association of Missouri (MOPPA) through the awarding of credits and honors in the manner prescribed by this program.
To receive PPA of MO Fellowship Award credits, the recipient must be a member in good standing of MOPPA with dues paid in this Association
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