COMPETITION

The Finalists for Commercial Photographer of the Year are:


The Professional Photographers of Canada recently held their national print salon judging in Saskatoon on March 30 and 31. The PPOC is pleased to announce the finalists for the Commercial Photographer of the Year award are: Kristian Bogner from Canmore, AB: Kristian Bogner is a World Class Professional Photographer. His mission is to capture the amazing beauty of this world and positively...

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The 2012 Finalists for the Portrait Photographer of the Year Award are:


The Professional Photographers of Canada recently held their national print salon judging in Saskatoon on March 30 and 31. The PPOC is pleased to announce the finalists for the Portrait Photographer of the Year award are: Marc Bailey from Sherbrooke, QC: Marc & Diane Bailey opened their portrait studio in 1979. In 1997, Marc received the ‘PPOC Provincial Citation for Service’ award. In 2007...

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National Print Competition Judging Update


Of the many ideas we have been working on at the PPOC National Board, one pet project of mine has been to make the viewing of the National Image Salon more accessible to every member of PPOC, instead of the few that both live within practical driving distance of the event and also have the time to be there. I am very happy to say that we will broadcast this judging, LIVE, this year at Print...

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PPOC-Ontario Portrait Photographer of the Year 2012 - Claude Brazeau, CPA


Print Competition occurs yearly in the PPOC at both the provincial and national levels. It is a chance for photographer's to take a critical look at their best work from the past year and have it critiqued by a panel of master photographers. There are 21 different categories ranging from fashion photography to wedding album to free style and everything in between. To earn a portrait photographer...

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2012 - PPOC National Print Competition Deadlines


Just a reminder to our members that today is the early bird deadline for our national print competition. The final deadline is March 21. Judging will take place on March 30 and 31 in Saskatoon, SK. The awards banquet will be held during Canadian Imaging in Halifax on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. To enter your images, please login to the PPOC's national website and follow the links: PPOC This is also...

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PPOC-Atlantic Portrait Photographer of the Year 2012 - Buffie Boily, MPA SPA


The Professional Photographer's of Canada - Atlantic provinces recently held their provincial print competition. Member and master photographer Buffie Boily from Summerside, PEI earned the Atlantic Portrait Photographer of the Year award! Congratulations Buffie! "I attended Algonquin College, but most of my education, I feel, has come form the various seminars I have attended over the past 20...

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Alberta Photographic Artist of the Year 2012: Ryan Hellard


Alberta recently held their print competition and the awards were presented at a formal gala on Feb 4. Member Ryan Hellard from Calgary, AB took home the Alberta Photographic Artist of the year trophy! Ryan has only been a photographer for four years and joined the PPOC one year ago! He achieved two accreditations last April and this was his first print competition! Pretty incredible!...

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Atlantic Commercial Photographer of the Year for 2012 - John Ratchford, MPA


The Professional Photographer's of Canada provides it's members the opportunity to showcase their work in annual print competitions at both the provincial and national level. Print competition challenges the photographer to enter their best work and have it go under the microscope in front of a panel of master photographers who critique each image based on technical considerations like colour,...

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Wedding Album of the Year - David Anthony Williams


The 2011 Professional Photographer's of Canada Print Competition Gala was held at the national convention in Banff in April. Member David Anthony Williams from Toronto, ON, won the Wedding Album of the Year award. Below is a small selection from David's album. Congratulations David! "My studio in Australia was named Heartworks, and operated from a purpose-built studio beside my house in the...

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Best in Class - Group Portrait & Child Portrait: Phanh Tram, MPA SPA


The Best in Class winner for Group Portrait from the 2011 Professional Photographer's of Canada's national print competition was member and master photographer Phanh Tram from Edmonton, AB. Phanh was also a nominee for Portrait Photographer of the Year! Phanh has an amazing story and the inspiration found in his images is breath taking! Congratulations Phanh! "My family and I came to Canada in...

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