Everyone is welcome to come and learn more about the Professional Photographers of Canada’s Accreditation process.
An Accreditation is achieved by submitting ten images in a chosen category to a PPOC Board of Review. This peer-reviewed program challenges candidates to demonstrate their capability of delivering exceptional quality photography in a chosen category. In assessing Accreditation Submissions, the judges consider Impact, Creativity, Style, Composition, Presentation, Colour Balance, Centre of Interest, Lighting, Subject Matter, Quality, Technique, and Storytelling.
In this presentation, Tracey discusses how to submit images, what the judges are looking for, and explains the different category options. Plus watch a live critique of images submitted for accreditation.
Attendees are welcome to bring a flash drive with 10 images (all in one category) for the opportunity to have your images reviewed.
Click here for more information about Accreditation with PPOC.
Friday November 1, 1:00-2:30
Wherever You Go, There You Are…
Sunday Seminar – November 3, 2019 10:45-12:15
Included with Festival Pass
Everyone is creative in their own way…….
Tracey gives different perspectives on how each of us is creative in our own way. Whether you are new, old, uninspired, or just plain scared, this presentation will provide a spark and help show you how you can be innovative with your photography.
It doesn’t matter if you are in your own backyard or travelling the world – Wherever you Go, There You Are.
From North America to Africa… being recognized by her peers as one of the best photographers in Canada, Tracey Farrington’s career has spanned the globe. The multiple award winning photographer has been in business since 2000, and joined the professional photographers in 2004. In 2008 she was awarded “Photographic Artist of the Year” by the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) and been a Finalist in 2012 and 2019.
Between 2007 – 2017 Tracey has had prints in loan collection in Canada where only 40 prints are selected to be archived each year and go on to represent Canada in International competitions. This is a true testament to this artist’s passion for her art.
Tracey is recognized as an International Judge and has earned her Masters of Photographic Arts, MPA, four times over, as well as her Fellowships in British Columbia (F/PPOC-BC), Canada (F/CAPA) and England (F/SWPP). She earned her Service in Photographic Arts (SPA), has been named the BC Photographer of the Year twice, National Portrait Artists of the Year, and has won the Kodak Gallery Award, Nikon Excellent Award and numerous Judge’s Choice awards.
Tracey believes in giving back to the community in which she is so highly regarded; her volunteer efforts range from speaking to school children to paying her own way to Rwanda to document the plight of orphans. She also donates her time to Cops for Cancer, Canadian Blood Services and Hospice Foundation, to name a few.
Tracey is currently expanding her craft as a digital artist and exploring mixed media and alternative print processes, to further explore textures and dimensions in her work.
Photography is so much more than just a business for Tracey. It’s a way for her to create new opportunities, whether it’s setting her sights on giving her time and energy to those less fortunate, or an award not yet won.
In her own words, “if opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”