Arkansas Professional Photographers Association

Capture 2022

  • July 14, 2022
  • 9:00 AM
  • July 18, 2022
  • 8:00 PM
  • Hot Springs Convention Center


  • Convention registration available until May 18th
  • Convention Registration ends June 15
  • Full Convention Registration
  • Awards banquet / dinner ticket. All those that would like to attend the banquet / dinner and any guest are required to pre-purchase tickets to attend. This needs to be purchased no later than July 1st in order for the caterer to prepare. Thank you.
  • Pre-con on Thursday, July 14th. This is an add-on to Capture registration. Pre-Con will take place July 14 and have programs by Tim Payne, Amy Jones, and Rebecca Peterman. If you wish to attend pre-con you will need to register here.
  • Up to two members from same studio
  • Evolve...Grow your business with your personal work, with Jen Hargrove. This is an ALL DAY class with Jen. We are offering this class this year as an add-on to your Capture registration. This class will take place on Monday July 18th. IMPORTANT, THIS IS HANDS ON, BRING YOUR CAMERA AND WORKSTATION (LAPTOP OR TABLET)
  • Life member only
  • Life members only
  • Life member only
  • One-day Convention Pass for Friday, July 15th
  • One-day Convention Pass for Saturday, July 16th
  • One-day Convention Pass for Sunday, July 17th


APPA's annual convention and image competition. Mark your calendars NOW!  In addition to our annual convention, image competition and trade show Capture 2022 we have added a few additional things this year.  We are offering a "Pre-Con" program on Thursday July 14 and a "Post-Con" program on Monday July 18.  Both programs require additional registrations and are a great opportunity to get one on one instruction with some great photographers.  We hope you consider joining us for Capture this year!!

Image competition entry deadline is 12 Noon July 14th.  See rules Below

2022 Image Competition Rules located HERE

Speaker Lineup Includes:

Beth Graeme "Getting Started in Real Estate Photography" sponsored by ViewShoot - including hands-on real estate photoshoot

Jen Hargrove "Pop Up Studios" sponsored by Millers Lab

Curtis Sprague "Photoshop Workflow" - including in studio photoshoot demonstration

2022 PPA president Jeff Dachowski "Sales"

Cindy Dover "High School Seniors" sponsored by ACI - including hands-on photoshoot in Hot Springs National Park

Tim Payne "Off Camera Flash" photowalk in downtown Hot Springs sponsored by

Thursday, July 14

"Going Pro" Pre-Con

($99  additional registration required,

NOT included with Capture registration)

9-11 – Rebecca Peterman "Cost of Doing Business and Pricing"

1-3 Tim Payne "Basic Lighting with Off Camera Flash"

3-5 – Amy Jones "Basics of Natural Light and Contemporary Posing"

CAPTURE 2022!!!!

Friday, July 15:

8-9 – Judges breakfast (Judges ONLY)

9-12 – APPA Image competition

12-1:30 LUNCH on your own / Judges luncheon provided

1:30 – Image competition resumes, followed by award selection (Judges ONLY)

3 -4 – New Member Meet & Greet

6:30-7:30 – Join us for a Picnic Dinner!!

6-8 – Pontoon Boat Cruises

Saturday, July 16:

8-9  Location Real Estate Shoot with Beth Graeme (sponsored by ViewShoot)  OR

8-9  Downtown Off Camera Shoot with Tim Payne (sponsored by

9:15 - 11:15 Pop Up Studios!  with Jen Hargrove (sponsored by Millers lab)

11:15 - 1:45 Trade Show Open

12:30 - 1:30 – lunch on your own

1:45 - 5:45 – Beth Graeme – "Getting Started in Real Estate Photography" sponsored by ViewShoot

7:15 - 9:15 – Curtis Sprague - "Anatomy of an Artful Portrait"

9:30 - 11 President's Reception and Silent Auction

Sunday, July 17:

7 - 7:45 Prayer Breakfast

8 -9 – Cindy Dover – "High School Seniors" Location Photoshoot in Hot Springs National Park (sponsored by ACI)

9:00-10:30 - Cindy Dover "High School Seniors" Shooting Workflow (sponsored by ACI)

11 - 2 Trade Show

2-4 - Jeff Dachowski (PPA president) - "Sales"

4-5 APPA annual business meeting, ALL members encouraged to attend!!

5- 6:30 Headshot Booth Open - Clark Sanders

6:30 - APPA Awards Banquet

Post-Con Program

"Evolve!...Grow your business with your personal work"

with Jen Hargrove  Monday, July 18 

($99 Additional registration required,

NOT inlcuded with Capture registration)

8 - 11 - Photoshoot in Hot Springs National Park

11 - 12 Lunch on your own

12 - 3 - Presentation

Host Hotel 

Hotel Hot Springs

Booking link: 

Arkansas Professional Photographers Association

P.O. Box 1134, Beebe, AR  72012;

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