Arizona Professional Photographers Association

SPECIAL NATIONAL GUEST SPEAKER: Ben Shirk Composing, Capturing, and Creating. The ideas, techniques and motivations behind creating unique images

  • Sun, June 03, 2018
  • Abilities360: 5025 E Washington St, Conference Center, Phoenix, AZ 85034


  • AzPPA Member Rate (must be logged in as a member to select this free rate)
  • Rate For Non-AzPPA Members
    (This rate includes PPA members that are not a member of AzPPA)

    If you join AzPPA prior to June 3rd 2018 you will be eligible to register for this event for free AND enjoy all of the member benefits and programming AzPPA has to offer throughout the year for only $225 Annual Membership!


Ben Shirk,M.Photog.M.Artist,Cr.

Composing, Capturing, and Creating.  The ideas, techniques and motivations behind creating unique images

Full Day Program

FREE To AzPPA Members

$199 Non-Members

Nationally recognized Master Photographer and PPA GIA Award winner Ben Shirk will be joining AzPPA for a Full Day workshop on June 3rd 2018. This is an event that you will NOT want to miss!

Ben will be demonstrating photographing High School Seniors for preparation of creating amazing composite images. Ben will then share his techniques on various techniques he uses to produce these art pieces which are cherished by his clients.


11am - 12pm        Social Hour With Ben

12pm - 2:30pm     Program starts at Ability360. Presentation on What/How/Why Ben does what he does

2:30pm - 5:30pm  Model Shoot On Location (Location TBD). Will be close to Ability360 location

6:00pm - 9:00pm  Back at Ability360 for Post Processing and Finish Presentation

This full day event (Daytime workshop and evening monthly meeting) is FREE to AzPPA members! Non AzPPA members are welcome to attend at the special rate of $199. Please Note: You must be a current member of AzPPA on June 3rd 2018 to attend at no charge.

About The Speaker

Ben Shirk, M.Photog.Cr.,M.Artist.,CPP

Ben Shirk is an internationally award winning professional photographer.  Growing up in a log cabin near a small farming community of Wilton Iowa he spent his days exploring the woods, swimming in rivers and developing his imagination.   Today his stunning images are known worldwide for the creativity and depth of storytelling. Ben currently holds many International, National and State Photography Titles for his unique images and operates a thriving studio out of that same small farming community attracting clients from across the US creating dynamic images of athletes, children, families and brides.  You can find Ben and his work at,, Instagram @shirkphtography and

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