What is a CPP and why it should matter to you.
I’ve been the President at the Professional Photographers’ Association of Queensland for just over a year now. I am passionate about providing a platform for the growth and promotion of the Professional Photography Industry in Queensland. I’m also passionate about helping everyone who’s thinking about hiring a photographer understand the importance of looking for a Certified Professional.
Our members are know as CPPs (Certified Professional Photographers).
So why should these three letters matter to you?
Our members undertake a rigorous screening process which includes a 20 image portfolio critique, hold a current ABN, public liability insurance policy and maintain a professional online presence. They agree to uphold a Code of Conduct. Our CPPs need to have been in business for a minimum of two years before they can even apply for membership.
You can trust a CPP.
Finding a photographer who’s the right fit for you can be difficult. The photography industry is largely unregulated and there are an awful lot of people out there claiming to be that which they are not. Choosing a CPP is the first step in a decision you can have confidence in.
Look for the logo. Ask questions. Be curious. You deserve that, your photography matters – You Matter.
About the PPAQ:
The PPAQ is the oldest professional photographic organisation in Queensland with almost 100 years of history. The PPAQ guarantees the highest standards in professional photography, ensuring exceptional imagery, business probity and client confidence. Our members nurture relationships with fellow professionals, clients and community; actively promote the Association and build membership; and commit to continuous learning and improvement.
Find out more: www.ppaq.org.au
Hi there! I'm Amanda Waschevski
I AM A HEADSHOT AND PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER BASED IN IPSWICH, QLD. I help people be themselves in front a camera.