Image Salon

The 2012 PPOC Portrait Photographer of the Year is...........Shelley Vandervelde, MPA


The Professional Photographer's of Canada recently held their annual print salon and awards gala in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The print salon is an image competition where members submit images to 18 possible categories. The portrait photographer of the year is chosen from the successful entries in the portrait categories. This year, member and master photographer Shelley Vandervelde from Calgary, AB...

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2012 PPOC-Alberta Commercial Photographer of the Year - Kristian Bogner


The Professional Photgrapher's of Canada in Alberta held their 2012 print competition in conjunction with their provincial convention "Exposure". The awards gala was held February 4, 2012 where member Kristian Bogner from Canmore, AB was awarded the 2012 PPOC-AB Commercial Photographer of the Year award. "I started photography literally when I was three and a half years old shooting with my...

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2012 PPOC-Alberta Portrait Photographer of the Year Co-Winner - Jenny Alston


This year the PPOC-AB was proud to select two winners for the Alberta Portrait Photographer of the Year: Jenny Alston and Kim Ruff. Today, we'd like to introduce you to Jenny Alston from Lethbridge, AB. Congratulations Jenny on a job well done! "I am self-taught, but after a few years in my business, I looked at the industry and where I was and I instantly developed an insatiable desire to expand...

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The Finalists for the Photographic Artist 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 Photographic Artist of the Year award are: Allan Bailey from St. Albert, AB: I graduated from the N.A.I.T. Photographic Technology Program in spring of `99. For the last 13, I've worked for Lifetouch Canada. I...

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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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