Mr. Joseph Daniel Clipper, a past member of PPSGW, and a senior professional photographer in Washington DC area has passed away. Mr. Clipper was a prominent member in the professional photographic society in Washington area for decades. He has done portraits for the Washington diplomats and Congressional Black Caucus Members in the past. Our sincere condolences to the Clipper's family.


For our November monthly meeting, we have invited a renowned professional photographer, Avi Gerver, from New York to share with us his professional carrier of sports photography and entertainment photography. In his presentation, Avi will share his work, tales and tips, and answer your questions about catching split-second moments in sports and entertainment. This should be a great opportunity for us to learn and improve our skills especially for those who do sports and entertaining events. 


This meeting will be held at Pilot Imaging in Rockville, MD on November 7 at 7 pm. The address is 663 Southlawn Lane., Rockville, MD. 

For this event it is free to PPSGW members. There will be a $10 fee for non-members. However if anyone to become a PPSGW new member that evening, The $10 fee will be waived and the annual membership fee will also be $70 instead of $75. 


Please forward this email to your friends who might be interested in sports and concert photography. I will post this information on the Facebook as this event will be our memberfest. I appreciate it if you can share the post. A reminder will be sent to you before the event. I'd very appreciate it if you will RSVP to me.



With 14 years of experience shooting pro sports and major concerts, Avi Gerver has worked on the court, behind the glass, at the finish line, next to the sound board and in the photo pit for clients like Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and The New York Times. Some of the marquee events he’s covered include the Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, Stanley Cup Finals and US Open, and performances by a wide variety of stars like Beyoncé, Tim McGraw, Alanis Morissette and Paul McCartney. 


Hope to see you at this meeting​.



​Best regards,


President, PPSGW