About the Guild
Our Mission is simple: To make you a better, more successful photographerThe Pro Photo Guild of The Palm Beaches, Inc. is a group of professionals who meet together monthly for the purpose of support, education and networking among it's members, to the advancement of skills, both photographically and professionally. We are committed to the education and advancement of professional expertise of our members. We are affiliated with the Florida Professional Photographers (FPP) and Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Membership is open to professional or aspiring professional photographers only.
Our Board of Directors
Janessa HardenPresident & Website Director Janessa is a luxury portrait photographer specializing in women and family portraits and head shots. She serves the Treasure Coast as well as surrounding areas. She is a proud member of the Florida Professional Photographers and Professional Photographers of America. She is currently working on her Professional Photographers Certification.
Rebecca EzellTreasurer Rebecca is passionate about photography & is an award winning photographer. Her specialty is portraiture and weddings. Her style is that, "out of a magazine" look and she captures true emotion from her subjects that is evident in her imagery. Her attention to detail and the way she goes above & beyond to get the shot is second to none! She is a loving wife, devoted mother, & doting grandmother to an amazing granddaughter. Family, is everything to her and loves memorializing that bond for people of their family's. She is currently pursuing her CPP, Certified Professional Photographer certificate to further her education and continuing learning. She can be reached at, 561.762.4630, or email@example.com
Helen Haruben, CPPProgram Director Helen Haruben has had an interest in photography since childhood. Helen is part of the husband and wife team of Photography by Helen and Ray. She enjoys capturing weddings, portraits and events. She feels so blessed that she can create images that save special moments for her clients. Helen belongs to PPA, FPP and PPG.
Ray HarubenAdvertising Director Ray Haruben is part of the husband and wife team of Photography by Helen and Ray. His interest in photography started when he traveled throughout Europe with his family as a teen and then he served in the photo lab when he was in the Air Force. Ray also enjoys photographing weddings, portraits and special events.
Nicole Bergstrom, CPPPast President
Casey Rose, CPPSocial Media Director Casey is owner of Casey's Portraits of South Florida. She provides full service photography for families, children, mothers-to-be, and newborns in South Florida. She has been in business for three years and is currently pursuing a Professional Photographer Certification through the Professional Photographers of America. To reach her you can call her at 561-236-0081 or email her at Caseys.PortraitsofSoFl@gmail.com. To see more of her work please visit www.caseys.portraitsofsofl.com.
Marty Grivjack Cr.Photo., FSACompetition Director Marty has been active & passionate about everything related to the photography industry for over 30 years. He is known as "The Lightroom Doctor/Guru." He is the "go to guy" regarding Photoshop, Lightroom, & anything related to computers. He also offers professional training on Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, either on location or classroom training environment. His personality and teaching style are unsurpassed in a way that his students walk away with a wealth of information. He is currently writing a book on Lightroom and is also very active at the state level, Florida Professional Photographers. His generous dedication to our Guild earned him "Lifetime Membership" acclaim. His photography is a very distinctive & professional style of photography for both family and business. He can be reached at 561-846-1237 firstname.lastname@example.org
Billy WalkerMembership Director
Phil Galdys is a Stuart, FL based portrait and headshot photographer. He is also the staff photographer for Southeast Florida Honor Flight where he has documented the travels of hundreds of WW2 and Korean veterans to Washington D.C. Phil is currently working on a personal project called Portraits of Patriots, photographing veterans who are featured weekly in Veteran Voice Newspaper of which he is the publisher. Read more about the project by clicking here and see more of Phil's work on his website.