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Jacquie Matechuk Received PPOC Accreditation in the category of Nature


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 imagery that is a "cut above" in this category of Scenic/Pictoral by capturing content that exemplifies impact, creativity, style, composition, presentation, mastery of colors, focus, lighting, subject, image quality and technique. These are the criteria evaluated by a panel of 6 nationally Accredited 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”.

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PPOC Accreditation – Animals

February 15, 2020

Jacquie Matechuk has proven professional ability to a Board of Examiners of the Professional Photographers of Canada Inc. and is hereby Accredited in the following category: Animals

Specification for Category – Animals

Ten (10) images of ten (10) different types of animals taken on ten (10) different sessions. This may include animals such as bears, lions, giraffes, birds, horses, elephants, deer, foxes, chipmunks, tigers, domestic cats, turtles, fish, snails, gorillas, dogs and any other distinctly different animals. This is a general animals category and the judges are looking for variety so only include one of the same type, i.e. one bird, one horse, one bear, etc. May include wild, farm or domesticated animals, in singles, pairs or group (3 or more). Only one (1) photograph may be of a group of animals. Must include six (6) images of the entire animal and two (2) environmental images in an appropriate setting. The two (2) remaining images may be of either entire animals, environmental, headshots or abstract images of a body part. May be taken indoors or outdoors.

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