What is a CPP? According the the Professional Photographers of America, which grants the certification:

Those who have earned the Professional Photographic Certification have passed a comprehensive written exam measuring their technical expertise, and have successfully submitted their work to a panel of judges for review and approval. Certification represents a declaration of a particular individual’s professional competence.

Last fall, I wrote that my images had passed, and now I’m happy to report that I passed the written exam as well, so now I’m a Certified Professional Photographer. The last time I earned a set of initials was when I became an RN, so this is a bit of a change,  but I love the path my career has taken.

I think of this not as having arrived, but as a continuation on the path of learning and growing in photography. It’s my goal to keep striving to improve.

And since a post is boring without a picture- one that sums up my carefree feeling after passing a test that included math…

Serving Kalamazoo & Portage Mi
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1920 Brentwood Ave, Kalamazoo MI 49008
Phone: (269) 267 - 7083Email: ellendykstraphotography@gmail.com

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