Professional Photographers of America:
"Professional Photographers of America (PPA), is a worldwide association that exists to assist its more than 17,000 members in achieving their professional, artistic, and fraternal goals; to promote public awareness of the profession; and to advance the making of images in all of its disciplines as an art, a science and a visual recorder of history."
Professional Photographers of California:
Our Mission: Enhance professional photography through the passionate pursuit of education, sharing and unity.
Our Vision: Promote, educate, enhance and inspire the professional photographic community.
Core Values: Education, Integrity, Ethical Behavior, Mentoring and Sound Business Practices
Professional Photographers of Orange County:
PPOC is an organization comprised of working photographers who continually strive to increase their knowledge of photography. Our members participate in continuing education through national, state and local seminars and studio shares. Whether you are a full-time or part-time photographer, your membership in PPOC will be a great step forward in your photographic career. PPOC is one of the most active associations of professional photographers in Orange County today.
LOCA - Laguna Outreach for Community Arts:
LOCA is a coalition of arts educators, professional artists and advocates interested and involved in arts education for people of all ages. LOCA's instructors are among the finest professional artists in Orange County. LOCA offers a variety of demonstrations, workshops and tours. Their events include "Art&Sea Workshops," "Art Parties" and "Art Getaways."
Formerly known as the Experimental Aircraft Association, the EAA is one of the largest aviation organizations in the World. The organization is dedicated to expanding the evolution of flight through the development of new aircraft and aviation technologies. It is also dedicated to embracing the public by welcoming them into aviation and the flying experience through non-profit educational programs, air shows and public informational events.
The EAA is the sponsor of the World's largest aviation
exhibition know as "EAA AirVenture Oshkosh." AirVenture takes place on Oshkosh, Wisconsin every year and features all facets of aviation from historical antiques to the most advanced military and commercial aircraft.