In This Issue August

Winners of our 16th annual Hot One Awards show off their pro gear: cameras, lenses, lighting, and more. Finding success with multi-generational small businesses. Beauty photography by Megan DiPiero, and night photography by Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic. Photo studio makeovers. New PPA member benefit: Call a Doctor Plus. Living streaming returns for the International Photographic Competition.

Table of Contents


16th Annual Hot One Awards


Force of Life: Clyde Butcher's Everglades Vitality


Ask the Experts: In-person Sales After the Wedding


Cultivating a Dynasty: Forging a Family Business


A Story in Every Face: Giving Power to Billions


Free PPAedu Video: Posing Seniors: Getting the Right Look for Boys



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Web Exclusives August

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Is Shoot-through For You? Westcott Omega Reflector

We all love multi-tools, especially when it comes to lighting equipment. But is more always better? The Westcott Omega Reflector with 10-in-1 function is an inventive take on the standard multi-function reflector. It differs from its predecessors in one key featureā€”a removable panel in the middle that creates a window for shooting through.