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PPA degree recipients are presented with a colored ribbon and medallion when they receive their degree. There is a different ribbon color for each degree, and multiple degree holders will have multi-colored ribbons in accordance with the degrees they have earned. The images below provide a quick look at the degree ribbons, medallions and additional honors presented to degree holders and various award winners.

 
 

Degree Ribbons and Medallions

 
 

Photographic Craftsman
Photographic Craftsman
(Cr.Photog.)

 

Master of Photography
Master of Photography
(M.Photog.)

 

Master of Electronic Imaging
Master of Electronic Imaging
(MEI)

 

Master Artist
Master Artist
(M.Artist)

 
     
 

Two Degree Ribbon
Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman
(M.Photog.Cr.)

 

Two Degree Ribbon
Master of Photography, Master Artist
(M.Photog.M.Artist)

 

Two Degree Ribbon
Master Artist, Master of Electronic Imaging
(M.Artist.MEI)

 

Two Degree Ribbon
Master of Electronic Imaging, Photographic Craftsman
(MEI.Cr.)

 
     
 

Two Degree Ribbon
Master of Photography, Master of Electronic Imaging,
(M.Photog.MEI)

 

Four Degree Ribbon
Master Artist, Master of Electronic Imaging, Photographic Craftsman
(M.Artist.MEI.Cr.)

 

Four Degree Ribbon
Master of Photography, Master Artist, Photographic Craftsman
(M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.)

 

Four Degree Ribbon
Master of Photography, Master of Electronic Imaging, Photographic Craftsman
(M.Photog.MEI.Cr.)

 
     
 

Four Degree Ribbon
Master of Photography, Master Artist, Master of Electronic Imaging, Photographic Craftsman
(M.Photog.M.Artist.MEI.Cr.)

 
 
 
 
 


Above and Beyond (Learn more about these honors here.)

 
 

Plus 13 Bar
Imaging Excellence Bar

 

Plus 25 Bar
Plus 25 Bar

 

Plus 50 Bar
Plus 50 Bar

 

1000 Merits Bar
1000 Merits Bar

 
     
 

Imaging Excellence Award
Imaging Excellence Award

 

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Bronze Medalist*

 

Silver Medalist
Silver Medalist*

 

Gold Medalist
Gold Medalist*

 
     
 

Platinum Medalist
Platinum Medalist*

 

Diamond Photographer of the Year
Diamond Photographer of the Year*

 

National Award Pin
National Award Pin**

 
 
 

* Awarded for achievement in PPA's International Photographic Competition

**Awarded by PPA Affiliate Associations, this special honor is given in recognition of outstanding service in the field of professional photography.