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I’m a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) and I’ve been a proud member of the Professional Photographers of America since 2010. Being a member has been excellent for both my photography and my business.


Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the world’s largest non-profit photography association organized for professional photographers, by professional photographers…and with more than 29,000 creative members in more than 50 countries. Our mission is to create a vibrant community of successful professional photographers by providing education, resources and industry standards of excellence.

PPA’s the go-to resource for everything you need to grow your business and be more profitable. You want educational workshops and classes? We got ’em. Cutting-edge techniques and ideas to broaden your creative scope? Done. An esteemed photography group of successful professionals to guide (and befriend) you? Absolutely.

PPA Photographers can rest assured that PPA will help them navigate the business of photography. We are here to help you Be More!

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    Certified Professional Photographer – What Does It Mean?

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