Are you working to get certified? Becoming a CPP (Certified Professional Photographer) is the best way to stand out from the rest of the photography herd… and it boosts your skills and self-confidence in an invaluable way.
Certification has become so valuable, that PPA now offers 2 certification programs! So if you’re serious about photography, it’s time you become… proudly Certified!
What is Certification? Certification, conferred through PPA, serves to identify professional photographers who have demonstrated technical competence through a written examination and photographic image submission.
The CPP Mission Statement: “To acknowledge and validate a consistent standard by which professional photographers can achieve and maintain a recognizable mark of excellence.”
The Certified Professional Photographer credential was started in 1977 as a way to identify professional photographers who have demonstrated technical competence through a written exam and photographic image submission.
No matter the field, people take certifications very seriously. It’s a way of showing dedication and expertise. Becoming a CPP lets potential clients know that you take your craft – and their needs – seriously.
Certification can give you an edge in:
As with any certification, there are certain standards that must be met for you to become a CPP.
PPA and the Certification Committee follow certification standards set by the Institute of Credentialing Exellence. These standards are used for the written certification exam and ensure the questions are always relevant and up-to-date.
Becoming a CPP will take some hard work and dedication, but the results are totally worth it! Learn more about getting started on the path to becoming a CPP by going to PPA'S website https://www.ppa.com/benefits/education/certification/how-to-earn-your-certification.