WHO WE ARE

As a dedicated group of Professional Photographers & Videographers with a sincere desire for education and fellowship in our industry, we provide workshops both in-studio and in the field, speakers from all over the world, and fantastic sponsors to make IEPPV great! With all that said, it’s the members of IEPPV that really make us the group we are. If you are not currently a member, please feel free to stop by and visit.

Each month our meeting features a key speaker in the photography industry teaching a variety of topics including photography skills, marketing, sales, and creative inspiration. Fives times a year (every other month) we host Image Competition. This is one of the benefits of becoming a member. Image competition is an advanced learning opportunity to improve your technical photographic, posing, and image-making skills. To learn more about Image Competition click here. IEEPV also offers full and half day hands on workshops, classes, and social events.

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS

Listed below are the official documents for the current year – Click a link below to download a printable PDF.

Bylaws | Code of Ethics | Image Competition Rules – UPDATED | Standing Rules

GENERAL MEETING INFORMATION

Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of every month at The Old Spaghetti Factory in Riverside. Visit the calendar to see all of our great upcoming events!

 

Time: Social Hour at 5:30pm / Meeting begins at 6:30pm

Location: The Old Spaghetti Factory (just three blocks from the museum) / 3191 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA 92507

Entry: IEPPV members attend for free / Non-IEPPV members are welcome to attend their first meeting complimentary, however there may be an entry fee of $20 for every meeting after

 

Have questions? Please contact us at info@ieppv.com

 

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

DAVID SWANSON

2017 President | president@ieppv.com

David Swanson has been a full-time professional photographer since 1993. He Graduated in 1986 from Brooks Institute of Photography with a B.A. Degree in Color Technology. David photographs sports leagues, schools, weddings, portraits and event photography. His passions include landscape, illustrative and macro photography.

BRUCE BONNETT

Chairman of the Board

Bruce has been involved in photography since high school and started a semi-professional career in college. His photographic focus now is on nature and landscape photography with an occasional portrait or wedding as time allows. He is also a retired Air Force officer and systems engineer who worked on space, missile, and computer systems.

DAVID SCHULMAN

First Vice President & Chairman of Communications | info@ieppv.com

David is a people person and part-time local Southern California photographer.  Many years and events of capturing the moment, and all the moments in between. He as been a part of IEPPV since 2013, and has been on the board of directors since 2014.

STEVE BURGRAFF

Second Vice President | imagecomp@ieppv.com

Steve Burgraff and his wife Cindy shoot weddings as a couple. They specialize in custom albums and wall portraits. Steve recently built a photo booth and added it to the services he provides for his customers. When they are not shooting, they enjoy spending time at the beaches in San Diego.

CHRIS RAMIREZ

Treasurer | treasurer@ieppv.com

Christopher Jonathan Ramirez is an Enrolled Agent who balances his time working as a tax professional as well as a professional photographer. He started his career as a photographer in 2006 exclusively photographing babies and has since dabbled in many genres of photography. Currently, he specializes in photographing sports team portraits as well as high school senior portraits.

PAULA GRUMLING-FLETCHER

Secretary | secretary@ieppv.com

Paula’s interest in photography started while working with her husband photographing weddings. She retired from wedding photography in 2013 and is passionate about wildlife and landscape photography.

 

TROY MILLER

Parliamentarian | troy@ieppv.com

As a creative and PPA Master Photographer, Troy Miller has been in the Wedding Photography industry as a full time professional for 25 years. First mastering his craft in film and later refining those skills by embracing digital capture. Troy has received numerous awards from IEPPV, his local affiliate, as well as WPPI, PPC and several PPA Loan Collections. Troy is motivated to help educate other photographers wherever possible.

STEVE BRAZILL

Steve Brazill is a Southern California-based Music Photographer. Combining his love of music & photography, Steve captures those defining moments that happen during a live performance – on-stage or behind-the-scenes. His images have been seen in newsprint, the Duesenberg USA Guitar catalog, in TV productions, and recognized online in features.

STAN FRY

Stan has been doing photography since a child and was an early adopter of digital photography and editing. He has been using DSLR’s for about 4 years and has been a member of IEPPV for two years. He shoots for various Symphony, Opera and other musical organizations in Southern California. In addition, to his photography, he is a Networking Engineer by trade for 30+ years.

RAFAEL MUNOZ

Wedding and special events photographer. Photo Booths, Green Screen Photography, and on-location event photography. Specializing in Corporate and social events photography with printing on site.

NICK SETH-SMITH

Nick became a keen amateur photographer shooting, developing and printing black and white prints and color slides through college. His first foray into professional photography came when he and a friend covered the collegiate rowing events at Cambridge. Nick now works a full-time photographer and shoots a range of subjects from weddings and portraits to commercial and product.

KIM SHAPIRO

Kim began her interest in photography as a child assisting her dad developing photographs in a make-shift darkroom in one of the bathrooms at home. Later her interest turned to capturing images. She enjoys photographing landscapes as well as her many grandchildren. Currently, Kim specializes in crime scene and forensic photography.

PAST PRESIDENTS

 

2016 – Bruce Bonnett
2015 – Bruce Bonnett
2014 – Carlos Ocegueda
2013 – Troy Miller
2012 – Troy Miller
2011 – Neale Adair
2010 – Neale Adair
2009 – Jack Bohlka
2008 – Jack Bohlka
2007 – Jack Bohlka/Doug Jirsa
2006 – Cayce Newman/Chuck Jones
2005 – Cayce Newman
2004 – Rafael Munoz
2003 – Frank Peele

2002 – Frank Peele
2001 – Paul Speaker
2000 – Rafael Munoz
1999 – Tom Humphrey
1998 – Marta Pilling
1997 – Jerry Collier
1996 – Neil Rickman
1995 – Joan Rudder-Ward
1994 – John Goolsby
1993 – Vince/Geri Pavone
1992 – Bill Lofts
1991 – Dennis Jocking
1990 – Dave Hansen

1989 – Bill Thomas
1988 – Craig Carter
1987 – Ray Buchanan
1986 – Lisa Adair
1985 – Wayne Book
1984 – Wayne Moore
1983 – Chuck Johnston
1982 – Frank Van Valkenburgh
1981 – Richard Pena
1980 – Harry Kinder
1979 – Wayne Wilson
1978 – Elwyn Spaulding
1977 – William Upston
1976 – Allen Cook

1975 – Robert Sheffler
1974 – Rene Shuck
1973 – Dale Jones
1972 – Antonio Ricca
1971 – Jim Edison
1970 – Ralph Crowell
1969 – Paul Kennedy
1968 – Ted Richardson
1967 – Clint Bryant
1966 – Bob Wheeler
1965 – Tom Bernard
1964 – Frank Stiffler
1963 – Neale Adair

1962 – Milton Golden
1961 – Wm. Elmer Kingham
1960 – Bud Shaddegg
1959 – Glen Miller
1958 – Robert Frampton
1957 – Gordon Ayers
1956 – Burton Frasher
1955 – Ray Gillman
1954 – Cas Sermak
1953 – Armand La Juensse
1952 – Raye McCall
1951 – Dean Grainger
1950 – Paul Kennedy