PPOC Accreditation – Image Manipulation
February 8, 2014
Louise Gingras has proven professional ability to a Board of Examiners of the Professional Photographers of Canada Inc. and is hereby Accredited in the following category: Image Manipulation
Specification for Category – Image Manipulation
Ten (10) before and ten (10) after examples of images that have been manipulated and enhanced.
Samples should demonstrate the potential of computer manipulation. Examples should include at
least five (5) of the following:
1. Removing people, objects or color from a photograph
2. Adding people, objects or color to an image
3. Major restoration of damaged images
4. Combining several elements from more than two images
5. Moving objects within a photograph
6. Cloning objects.
The final image should be realistic and follow normal conventions of light, shading, commercial or
What is a PPOC accreditation
Accreditation is a first level of achievement for an active member of the association and is achieved by submitting a portfolio to a Pan-Canadian PPOC Evaluation Board.
This honor demonstrates that the artist has the ability to deliver above average work in a specific category.
Impact, creativity, style, composition, presentation, mastery of colors, focus, lighting, subject, image quality and technique are among the criteria evaluated by the judges.
In addition to other Merits Service and Merit Photos required, accreditation is required to qualify for the title of “Craftsman of Photographic Arts” and two are required for the title of “Master of Photographic Arts”.