Zero to Sixty – Ernie Brooks

Celebrated Underwater Photographer
Ernie Brooks

In Olympia – March 31

One of the most celebrated underwater photographers in the world will be at the Professional Photographers of Washington conference on Saturday, March 31 at the Olympia Red Lion Hotel.

Ernie Brooks, the past president of Brooks Institute of Photography will be presenting “Our World Underwater” at 4:00pm. His presentation is the kick-off program for the 60th Anniversary PPW Conference. Ernie has developed this program especially for us and is excited to share his underwater images from around the world. (Read his bio below.) And right after Ernie’s program is the biggest PPW Trade Show ever!
Join Photographers from around the state at the 2012 Zero to Sixty conference.We have an amazing 5 days of photography education, trade show, print competition and social events – exclusively for Washington State Professional Photographers.

The conference is open to all professional photographers and anyone who would LIKE to become a professional. Simply go to and register for just the day, or get a great deal on attending the whole conference.

If you would like to join the PPW, you’ll get some significant conference discounts – including Suzette Allen’s Photoshop class for as little as $49! But whatever you do, don’t miss Ernie Brooks special program! It’s a once-in-a-life chance to see the legend.

Lodging is at the Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Dr. SW, Olympia WA.
You may make room reservations online or by calling (360) 943-4000.
Please use code “PROF0330”
to receive the group rate of $99.95 + tax (single/dbl occupancy).
Hotel reservations must be booked by
February 29, 2012 to guarantee the convention rate

Don’t Delay!
We have a limited room blockfirst come, first served.

Ernie Brooks Program:
Our World Underwater

Ernie Brooks is a noted professional photographer, educator and ambassador to the photographic industry. Mr. Brooks has won international acclaim for underwater photography and audio/visual presentation. He is a recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the ‘Triton Award’, the ‘NOGI’ The Underwater Society of America; the ‘National Award’ from Professional Photographers of America; has served as a Hall of Fame elector for the Photographic Arts and Science Foundation; and the list goes on. Besides having innumerable images published in books and magazines, his photographs have been exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Yugoslavia ‘Man in the Sea,’ Our World Underwater, and the Smithsonian ‘Planet Earth’. He is a member of the Professional Photographers of America and is one of forty photographers in the world admitted to the prestigious Camera Craftsmen of America.


Trade Show Vendors – March 31 from 6-9pm & April 1 from 12-3pm.

Glazers Camera Supply – Nikon – B&C Photographic Supply – Wacom – Larson Products – Jayness Moulding Co. – PhotoPantz – NIK Software – Excel Frames – Pacific Color Lab – American Color Imaging – DriveSavers Data Recovery – MorePhotos – Kubota Image Tools / Asukabook – Graphic Authority – JVH Technical – Pro Photo Supply


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