MEMBER INFO

Accreditation - Wedding Story and Night Photography: Randy Shaughnessy


Member Randy Shaughnessy from Ottaw, ON has been working hard at earning accreditations! In his first year of membership, Randy has earned 9 accreditations! Today we are featuring two of those successful portfolios - wedding story and night photography. A successful wedding story portfolio must tell the story of one wedding. This portfolio must contain images from each of the wedding locations (...

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Introducing: Mini Print Competitions


Canada is a vast country and the Professional Photographers of Canada is always looking for ways to bring its members closer together through educational opportunities and business support and networking. The PPOC offers a national convention, frequent webinars on various subjects of interest to photographers, a national blog and Facebook discussion page. Our newest opportunity for members is the...

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Accreditation: Environmental Portraits: Sharon Barnes


A successful accreditation portfolio in environmental portrait must demonstrate the photographer's control of lighting, accurate colour balance and posing in the outdoor environment. Member Sharon Barnes from Edmonton, Alberta has just earned a successful accreditation in environmental portraits. We wanted to feature Sharon because she joined the Professional Photographer's of Canada in early...

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Accreditation: Industrial - Cameron Colcough, MPA


A successful industrial accreditation portfolio must demonstrate the photographer's technical ability to photograph multiple areas of industrial photography including: construction, aerial, corrosion, machinery, illustration, public relations, architectural products, advertising, business or executive portraits. Member and master photographer Cameron Colcough from Calgary, AB earned his...

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Accreditation: Glamour and Modeling Portfolio


A successful accreditation portfolio in Glamour should be " a personal portrait commissioned to capture the beauty that lies within all men and women. The glamour images should create an air of fantasy, sensitivity, and personal expression to display to these ordinary men and women, that they too can resemble the models that they see in today's modern media". A successful modeling portfolio...

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Member Benefit: Inspiration


"Inspiration" is the name of the book published by Qlounge that features all of the 2011 Professional Photographer's of Canada print competition award winners, as well as all accepted and higher images. This book certainly provides what the title suggest! The book itself is incredibly beautiful with simple layouts that showcase the stunning imagery in this book. It is another benefit of...

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November Blog Contest: Sponsored by Show My Photos


Show My Photos is a Canadian online proofing and sales service that allows photographers to quickly and easily upload their images and sell their photography worldwide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Show My Photos provides professional photographers with branded storefronts and the ability to place their photography online in secure galleries for clients to view and order the...

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October Blog Contest Winner


The winner of the October Blog Contest, sponsored by Techicare, is Debbie Prediger from Cadogan, Alberta!!! Congratulations Debbie on your new CollageWall from Technicare!

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Service of Photographic Arts: Peter Gold, MPA SPA


The Service of Photographic Arts (SPA) award honours those members who have dedicated themselves to volunteering within the Professional Photographer's of Canada and to educating members and the general public on the technical aspects of professional photography. Members earn merits for speaking to photographers, volunteering for board positions at the branch, provincial or national levels,...

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Accreditation - Senior Grad Portraits: Jodi Proctor


Accreditations do not only test the technical ability of the photographer, it also tests his/her creativity. Each accreditation portfolio submitted must show the photographer's style and creativity and must feature ten images from ten different sessions and have variations in lighting setups and backgrounds. Member Jodi Proctor from Swan River, MB recently submitted an accreditation portfolio in...

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