Tag Archives: Professional Photographers of Canada

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How a Passion for Drawing Led to an Accreditation in Figure Study (NSFW)

‘Figure Study: skillful and creative artistic representations of the unclothed human figure; in whole or in part.’ When I was a kid (yeah, yeah… in the real long ago), I started sketching. Before my first […]

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Manipulating the Final Image to Realise Your Vision

Many a heated discussion has been had in photography circles about manipulating photographs. While I completely agree with the philosophy that you should “get it right in camera”, there are those times that a bridge […]

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High Honours in the PPOC National Loan Collection

There’s winning and then there’s being honoured. The two are often interchanged although they can mean very different things. Such is the case with the National Loan Collection. For decades, the Professional Photographers of Canada […]

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Jay Terry MPA Now Accredited in Fantasy Illustration

It has long been a … fantasy … of mine to create the kind of images that fired my imagination as a child. As I wrote in “From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is […]

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High Time For That Accreditation In Low Key Portrait

Whenever I get into something new, I get to know whatever it is as thoroughly as possible – all the ins and outs, high and low. True to form, when I joined the PPOC in […]

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Why Researching Your Photographer Is The Real Investment

If you believe that a photographer’s gallery of photos and a couple of Google reviews is worth an investment, then you need to read this … A few weeks ago, my cousin Amy (in my […]

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A Beautiful Day

One of my goals as a photographer is to constantly push myself forward, continually learning in an effort to create better photographs. By pushing myself to look a little closer at the details, improve my technique […]

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Best in Class at Focal Point 2015

If someone had told my 14-year old self that education would be fun, I’d have stared at them like they were speaking Klingon. Exactly 30 years later, all I can say is “when you’re right, […]

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2015 National Image Competition

One of the big events I look forward to each year is entering the Professional Photographers of Canada National Image Salon. This year marks the association’s 68th competition of professional photographers and my fourth time […]

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It’s All About The Memories

Every now and then, you find yourself lucky enough to participate in something that can really make a difference. On July 8, 2014, I’ll have just such an opportunity. As many of you already know, […]

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