MEMBER INFO

Child/Infant Accreditation - Joan Fox


Accreditation is described on the Professional Photographer’s of Canada’s website as: “Accreditation is the first elevation above the general membership level, and is achieved by submitting samples of the applicant’s photography to a PPOC Board of Review for Accreditation. Accreditation demonstrates that the photographer is capable of delivering above average quality photography in a chosen...

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Accreditation Deadline Extended!


It has come to our attention that the previously scheduled accreditation submission deadline of April 6th is a statutory holiday, and as such, there will be no technical support available to those making submissions on that date. Accordingly we have delayed the submission deadline to 5 pm EST, Monday, April 9th. Please note both the TIME and DATE, as late submissions will be held over for judging...

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Accreditation - Industrial: Kim Downie


A successful accreditation portfolio in industrial must show a good cross section of work and must include the following: construction, aerial, corrosion, machinery, illustration, public relations, architectural product, advertising, business or executive portraits as related to industry. Member Kim Downie from Winnipeg, MB is now nationally accredited in industrial photography! Congratulations...

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Notice of the Professional Photographer's of Canada Annual General Meeting


NOTICE that the Annual General Meeting of the Professional Photographers of Canada will be held on Saturday April 21st, at 6:30 PM in conjunction with the Canadian Imaging Conference and Trade Show at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia All PPOC members are invited to attend. Voting privileges are extended to those with the following membership categories:...

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Accreditation - Boudoir: Vanessa Bosovich


New member Vanessa Bosovich from Leslieville, AB has had a very successful first year in the Professional Photographer's of Canada! Joining in 2011, Vanessa immediately set to work on receiving her first accreditation! She succeeded in November of 2011. Having a successful accreditation in boudoir means that Vanessa has demonstrated her ability to show the personality or desired fantasy of an...

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Accreditation - Sports: Carey Lauder, CPA


A successful accreditation portfolio in sports must demonstrate the photographer's knowledge of the sport being photographed by capturing the peak of action, as well as being able to deal with the adverse conditions of sports photography. Outdoor and indoor sports must be shown, as well as a mix of professional and amateur sports would be idea. We would like to congratulation member Carey Lauder...

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Master's of Photographic Arts - Mark Orenstein, MPA


Craftsman, Master and Service of Photographic Arts are honours bestowed upon its members by the Professional Photographer’s of Canada and denote proven photographic ability and commitment to the association and its constituents. Merit points toward these awards are earned by participating in the PPOC National Image Competition, by working for the association and/or its constituent associations,...

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The Value of PPOC Membership


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Member and master photographer John Mitchell from Cambridge, ON owns and operates John Michell Photography. John recently ran into some difficulties with an image, and with the help of his fellow PPOC members, he was able to complete a job on time. The fellowship of members across the nation is one of the strongest benefits to membership in the Professional Photographer's...

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Holiday Message from the Chairman of the PPOC


Christmas is literally right upon us and many that work in our profession, including me, are nearly "out of gas". Many of us are looking forward to a break and some time to relax and reflect on all of the things we have to be grateful for. I have written several messages from the Chair that were intended to give you an overall snapshot of our progress in PPOC already this year. This time I am...

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Accreditation - Equine: Andrea Blair


A successful accreditation portfolio in equine photography demonstrates the photographer's ability to correctly photograph horses. Photographs may range from including the entire animal in the frame to head shots or abstract images of a body part. This portfolio should depict horses in both the outdoors and inside a barn, stable, corral or other building. Member Andrea Blair from Canoe, BC is now...

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