Portrait Masters Awards & Accreditation News + Meet Our New Fellow

December 27, 2023 Portrait Master Awards

The Portrait Masters Awards & Accreditation program is a contest that inspires, motivates, and honors portrait photographers in all genres to put forward their best work and improve the quality of their images from round to round. Sue Bryce established the competition in 2017 to give portrait photographers an avenue to be recognized for achieving […]

The Boudoir Photography Empowerment Movement

July 26, 2023 Artist Spotlight

In recent years, boudoir photography has majorly evolved from a genre about creating sexy pictures just for him into a far-reaching body-positivity empowerment movement.   Portrait pioneers like Sue Bryce ushered in this new era by making magazine-style glamour accessible for everyday people. Sue’s students, running with both her vision and business model, have driven the […]

2023: The Best Portrait Masters Conference Yet!

June 27, 2023 The Portrait Masters Conference

It’s That Time Again! Imagine yourself up-skilling your craft, sparking with new creative ideas, partying and mingling with colleagues, and coming home with a roadmap to evolve your business. The Portrait Masters Conference 2023 is the place to do it, and it’s just a few months away. According to Sue Bryce, this year’s conference is […]

Meet Our New Portrait Masters Fellows!

April 25, 2023 Blog

Three times a year, portrait photographers from around the world share their finest images in The Portrait Masters Awards & Accreditation Competition. When awards are announced, there is a collective experience of a full of a range of emotions from excitement to despair and elation to disappointment. With submission numbers commonly being over 4,000, only […]

Free Week Photo Courses & Events to Share!

March 29, 2023 Blog

  It’s time for The Portrait System’s annual Free Week! From Mon, April 3 – Fri, April 7 TPS members can invite their friends and associates to sample all that TPS has to offer with a week full of free online photography courses. As a community, we are deeply committed to helping each other succeed, […]

Get Ready for WPPI!

March 1, 2023 WPPI

WPPI starts this Sun, March 5 and runs through Thu, March 9 in Las Vegas. WPPI is just like summer camp for wedding and portrait photographers and videographers with 5,000 of your new best friends. It’s a super-concentrated business education, including seminars, masterclasses, photo walks, image reviews, product demos, a trade show floor where you […]

The Portrait System at WPPI

March 1, 2023 Uncategorized
2021 Shootout

WPPI is the premier photography experience for wedding and portrait photographers and videographers, and it’s coming up in just a few days (Sun, March 5 – Thu, March 9) at The Mirage in Las Vegas, NV. Though it is just around the corner, it’s not too late to pick up some passes for yourself at […]

What Makes an Award-Winning Photographic Portrait?

February 15, 2023 The Portrait Masters
Portrait of Portrait Masters Judge Richard Wood

Portrait photography competitions help photographers grow creatively, and awards can also be great marketing tools. But in many competitions, it can take something extra special to stand out from the crowd and win top awards. Browsing awards galleries of past winners is an excellent way to see what it takes to score at the top. […]

Winners of Portrait Masters Awards and Accreditation Announced

November 30, 2022 Portrait Master Awards

On Nov, 15th, the Portrait Masters Awards and Accreditation announced the third-round winners of our portrait photography competition honoring top talent in the portrait photography industry. We are pleased to welcome into our ranks of accredited photographers one new fellow, 11 new masters, and 34 new associates. The Grand Champion Award, which includes a $1500 […]

Learn More: Portrait Masters Awards & Accreditation

September 30, 2022 Portrait Master Awards

It’s time again for The Portrait Masters Awards & Accreditation Competition! Submissions are now open. We created this program to acknowledge, honor, and celebrate high-quality, professional work and to arm you with the public recognition you deserve in your field. As someone who did not receive a formal education, achieving these standards were among Sue […]