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National PPA Photographer Registry

The Photographer Registry
The Photographer Registry ( is a free service designed to help past customers, retailers, and media buyers locate photographers with a small amount of information. Professional Photographers of America (PPA) members’ contact information is automatically included.

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The What and Why of Photographic Certifications from PPA

Many industries have certification programs that allow professionals in that industry to show their expertise and give clients a reason to come to them—and photography is no different. The Professional Photographic Certification Commission (PPCC), the leading certifying agency for imaging professionals, is the commission through which you earn your Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation. By becoming a CPP, you are showing both your peers and potential clients that you are serious about your craft and have met a standard of excellence.

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Terri Parthum shares a disc template

Its a template to layout artwork on a printable DVD. Its a simple action in Photoshop that creates a path for the inner and outer circle of a DVD and then creates a new layer with a clipping path to open images or artwork so that it can be centered on the disc.  I use […]

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