PPSDC 2017 PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
In July 2017, I was honored at the annual Professional Photographers of America San Diego chapter, (Professional Photographers of San Diego County/PPSDC) with the BEST IN PORTRAITS / PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR award.
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the worlds largest non-profit photography association created and led by professional photographers. Started in 1869 it has close to 28,000 professional photographers in 50+ countries as its membership. Image Competitions are imperative! To have one's work critiqued and criticized is important to bringing excellence to the artist, and PPA is an organization that fosters "Being More" as a professional photographer.
Professional Photographers of San Diego County is the Premier Professional Photography Association in San Diego County. Started in 1957, it is an Affiliate of Professional Photographers of America (PPA). PPSDC is a dedicated organization of Professional Photographers and Videographers with a commitment to high standards, continuing education, and Excellence in Photography within the industry. PPSDC awards its BEST IN Awards annually. These awards are determined through the five Image Competitions held through the fiscal year. Master Photographers from PPA, that have been trained to judge for professional image competitions, score each image from each category. For each Competition, images that receive a score of 80 or above receive a Merit ribbon and qualify for Best In Class and Best in Show. All Scores are tallied for the fiscal year-end awards. There is a Photographer of the Year award for each class as well as a top award for overall Photographer of the Year.
Published January 2016
This image was photographed for my client: Of Faith & Grace Children's Couture and published in the January 2016 Issue of "Young Fashion Kids", a nationwide publication.
January 2016 Parents Choice Award
I received the honor of winning the prestigious "Parents Choice Award for 2015" given by Beauty Lifestyle Mommy Magazine!! It says: "This award is determined solely by nominations and reviews from past clients. The Parents' Choice Award recognizes that your business as amongst the top family and motherhood professionals nationwide"!