Shirl Passman

An award winning member of The New Hampshire Professional Photographers of America (NHPPA), Professional Photographers of America New England (PPANE) and the Professional Photographers of America national organization (PPA).


Shirl was an invited member of the American Society of Photographers (ASP), the New Hampshire Society of Photographic Artists (NHSPA) and served as Webmaster on the Board of Directors of New Hampshire PPA.


Shirl won numerous Blue Ribbons, Fuji Masterpiece Awards, New Hampshire PPA and PPANE Courts of Honor, and a Gold Ribbon Judge’s award. Her print, “Essence of the Orient” (found in the Awards Gallery) was selected for the PPA permanent loan collection.


Shirl was a Graduate of the New Hampshire Institute of Art and received her Master of Photography degree from Professional Photographers of America in January 2013.


Shirl specialized in actor headshots and fine art photography and participated in Art Festivals in the New England area. She could often be found in seminars and workshops through the region and the US.


Shirl passed away in early 2014 after a brief battle with Pancreatic Cancer. Family, friends, and photography were her passions. Sharing her extraordinary eye for a world full of beauty is now ours.

All Images © Shirl Passman  -- Imagery By Shirl