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Certified Professional Photographer

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Language: English

Short Description: Certified Professional Photographers use their expertise, creativity, and composition skills to produce and preserve images that tell a story or record a memory. Photographer specialties give professionals the freedom to pursue their artistic dreams as a portrait, aerial, scientific, news, commercial and industrial, or fine arts photographer. The professional photography profession allows the flexibility to work as a freelance artist, a corporate employee, or both.
What’s in this program? This program ensures learners understand photographic technique as well as the fundamentals of photography, giving you a better understanding of how to make great photography. In this program learners will explore how light behaves, optics, and the shutter. With the nine modules in this program, we cover all aspects of photography, from capturing to output, both digital and film. This program gives a complete how-to-photograph experience.
Included Certification! Included in the program tuition is the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Certification. Obtaining this certification will show future employers and clients your knowledge, experience and continuance to develop new skills and techniques.
NOTE: Adobe Photoshop is included in this program. Learners will be provided with 12 months access to Adobe Photoshop.
Summary: Flexible and creative profession. In-depth training with industry certification!

Instructor Description: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!

Certification: The Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Certification from PPA assures potential employers and clients of a photographer's knowledge, experience and continuance to develop new skills and techniques. It is a declaration of your professional competence! Being a CPP is like quality assurance because certification is a credential consumers and businesses understand. More importantly, it provides you with a tool for telling the world—and all those potential clients—why they should call you rather than a competitor down the street.
Getting your CPP is a simple 3-step process.
• Declare your candidacy
• Pass the CPP exam
• Successfully complete the image submission
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Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

Included in this program are the following textbooks:
• Langford''s Basic Photography by Michael Langford, Anna Fox, and Richard Sawdon Smith
• Digital Photography: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks by Rob Sheppard
• How to Start a Home-Based Photography Business by Kenn Oberrecht & Rosemary DeLuco-Alpert
The following required software is included in this program:
Adobe Photoshop Photography Package (includes Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC).

Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration

Course Fee: 


Registration Closes On
Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online