PPOC Accreditation – Botanical
October 20, 2018
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: Botanical
Specification for Category – Botanical
Ten (10) images of ten (10) different types of plants in ten (10) different settings. Botanical photography is the accurate and/or beautiful images of plant life in both the natural and laboratory environments. Subjects consist of flowering and non-flowering plants, native or cultivated, such as trees, shrubs, herbs, fungi, ferns, mosses and liverworts, lichens, club mosses, horsetails and algae. Parts of plants such as flowers, fruits, leaves, stems, berries may be photographed, as well as microscopic grains of pollen, spores, and the like.
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”.