July Monthly Meeting

Please join us Thursday July 16th for our PPETN Monthly Meeting. Our guest speakers are Douglas and Arline Beets

Douglas and Arlene Beets

Arline Beets MPhotog, CPP, and Douglas Beets MPhotog, CPP


Douglas and Arline Beets are a Nationally-Award winning wedding photography team who are “ romantics at heart”. Arline holds the Masters of Photography degree, and Douglas received his Masters at Imaging USA in Phoenix 2009. Both are Certified Professional Photographers and also hold Tennessee’s Certified degree. They are in great demand nationally and internationally for their vision and talent. Some of their work has been displayed as far away as South Korea and as close as the TPPA convention. Their images and albums have earned some of the highest awards given both locally and nationally including numerous Fuji and Kodak Gallery awards, 2008 1st place SEPPA Bridal, and numerous Loan collection images. Both consistently stay in the top ten of professional photographers in the state of Tennessee. Both have received Tennessee’s prestigious Bill Stockwell award for wedding photography. Working hard to develop a personal relationship with the bride and groom, results in fun, artistic, and emotionally laden images that depict the true feelings of the day. Douglas is the 2009 President of Music City Professional Photographers.

Print Competition 101

We will be showing and discussing before and after images from various artists . And how the maker took it from good to wow. Also discussing techniques for improving

good images to bring them into the merit category .

Members are welcome to bring images for critique.

Seminar Cost (excluding food):
– PPETN Members: Free
– Non-Members: $20.00

Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Mandarin House Restaraunt
314 Merchants Drive
Knoxville, TN 37912

5:30pm – Board Meeting
6:00pm – Meet & Greet
7:00pm – Seminar

Monthly 8×10 Competition:

We will be holding our monthly 8×10 competition this month. PPETN members may bring as many 8×10 prints to the competition each month. The cost is $3 per print. Please remember to bring a CD of your submitted images. Points towards our annual “Photographer of the Year” will be awarded once we receive digital versions for submitting on our blog.

We will also be holding a short board meeting prior to the monthly meeting. Board members should plan on attending the board meeting at 5:00pm. All PPETN members are welcome to sit in on the board meeting.

Board Meeting:

We will be holding a board meeting at 5:30pm . All board members should plan to attend

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