sk02“There’s a heaven on Earth that so few ever find but the map’s in your soul and the road’s in your mind.”

– Dan Fogelberg – The Wild Places

Steve Kozak, M. Photog., CR., CPP, is an active member of the Texas Professional Photographers Association (TPPA) and the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). Steve has earned the “Master of Photography” and the “Photographic Craftsman” degrees and the “Certified  Professional Photographer” degree from PPA. He has also been awarded the “Full Fellowship” degree from TPPA.



Steve currently serves as  Executive Director of Texas PPA and Professional Photographers Association of New Mexico.  He also recently served on the Board of Directors of PPA.

Steve’s work has been accepted into numerous exhibitions representing TPPA and PPA, including a prestigious exhibit by Eastman Kodak Company and Walt Disney World that is held at EPCOT in Orlando, Florida.  In addition, his work has been selected for the permanent “Loan Collection” that travels the world to promote PPA.

Steve as seen in PPA Magazine. Image by Marlo Collins.

Steve as seen in PPA Magazine. Image by Marlo Collins.








Professional recognition of his work also include:

  • Numerous Distinguished Print Awards
  • The “Trophy Print” award for best portfolio
  • Numerous “Merit” prints from PPA

He is returning for his 20th year to teach at the prestigious Texas School of Professional Photography.  He is also returning for his 17th year to present his two day pre-convention class for Imaging USA.  He is also returning this summer to teach at Image Explorations in near Victoria, BC, and has taught at the Mid America Institute of Professional Photography (MAIPP).

Steve’s articles have been published in The Professional Photographer and Texas Professional Photographer magazines.  His motivational and informative programs make him a popular speaker and lecturer on the program circuit.

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