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Improving My Photographic Craft through Print Competition

Print competition season is in full swing across the great land for those professional photographers that are members of The Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and the state and local organizations that are affiliated with PPA.  There can be some confusion about what print competition is really about  and I hope to share some light on it from my point of view.

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Learning the fundamentals of Judging a photograph to the 12 elements of a merit image

I had the opportunity and pleasure of taking The Professional Photographers of California (PPC) Print Judging Academy yesterday in Roseville, Ca.  I’m hoping to start my next journey in professional photography by learning the judging process and learning how to evaluate images that are being judged to be 12 elements of merit image  standards that have been in place for decades.

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