Pursuing Excellence: On Becoming a Certified Professional Photographer | Denver Family Portraits

Updated: May 19, 2021

Last week I received word that I passed the exam offered by the Professional Photographers of America to become a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP). After weeks of waiting for the final results, I was elated, to say the least.

Some of you are thinking, “Isn’t photography an art? Why do you need to pass a test and have some panel of judges tell you your images are good enough? You either have a gift for it or you don’t, right?”