Join PPANM as we “Celebrate Photography in New Mexico” at our annual photographic conference, Feb. 24-26, 2023 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Albuquerque.

Book Your Room At the PPANM Special Rate of $135.

Our powerful speaker lineup includes Stephen Stookey, Maria Arellano and Steve Kozak.

Registration is open to all photographers across New Mexico and beyond. The event features three days of programs from three of the industry’s top speakers.

The festivities get started with a pre-convention class presented by Steve Kozak called, “The Heart and Craft of Photography”. The cost of this precon class is only $49 with your Photo Fiesta registration.

Photo Fiesta officially kicks off on Friday afternoon. Registration includes access to all programs plus lunch and dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday.

Saturday and Sunday are packed with wonderful programs by our amazing instructors. Many of these programs will be hands-on as well, so bring your camera.



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Photo Fiesta 2023
Registration includes access to all programs plus lunch and dinner on Saturday and lunch on Sunday.
Photo Fiesta Plus Precon Class
Includes registration for Photo Fiesta plus Steve Kozak's Precon class on Friday at 8:30am.


What’s New in Lightroom?
Hosted by Guy T Phillips, Cr. Photog, CPP

Wednesday, February 15
6PM Mountain

Did you know that Adobe updates Lightroom every other month?

Join Guy T Phillips as he helps you navigate these updates and improvements in his program, “What’s New in Lightroom?”

Every other month, Guy T will take you through the newest releases of Lightroom Classic and both the desktop and mobile versions of Lightroom.  He will also take your questions on all aspects of Lightroom.

The next episode is February 15th and continues on the 3rd Wednesday of April, June, August, October and December 2023, from 6 to 7 PM Mountain.

Best of all, it is Free for PPANM Members.

Program Dates (All times 7 to 8 PM Central)


2023 Dates
February 15
April 19
June 21
August 16
October 18
December 20

Do you have a Lightroom question for Guy T?  Ask it here.

Meet TPPA Member, Guy T Phillips
Guy T has quickly gained a reputation for a great hands-on experience from his students, with rave reviews from his many TPPA and PPA events over the last several years. His ability to simplify technology helps make this class entertaining, fun, and very informative.

As a former corporate educator, he knows how to make the learning ‘stick’, with activities that will take your gained knowledge to new skills and abilities.

He’s a member of the DPPA, an Associate Fellow with the TPPA, a PPA Craftsman, a CPP and a CPP Liaison. He also serves as a Councilor at Large on the TPPA Executive Council.