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02-20-2008, 05:51 PM
Hi group;

For anyone in the Mid Atlantic area, my buddy Al DiCampli is once again offerring a certification prep class. It's at his studio in Broomal Pa. outside of Philly. Here are the details.

Al Di Campli,CPP,M.Photog.CR,F-PPANJ
388 Reed Road, Bldg.#2
Broomall, PA 19008-4007


If you are planning on taking the Certified Professional Photographers exam in Atlantic City NJ at the PPANJ Convention Monday April 28, 2008 this may interest you. This designation is awarded by the Certification Commission, only after a photographer meets rigorous requirements. These requirements are designed to measure a photographers, artistic ability, technical proficiency and competency. Many photographers reach this goal before going on to earn their Master's and or Craftsmen Degree's from the PPA although it is no longer a requirement for either Degree.

Did you know you can take a Certification preparation course? A special two day "Cram Course" will be offered, the course instructors will be Al Di Campli,CPP, M.Photog.Cr., FP-PPANJ. Al has had great success and National recognition in teaching this course around the US for the last ten years. Thus far approximately 450 Professional Photographers have taken this course and gone on to pass the exam. While taking this class is no guarantee you will pass his course has a 97% success rate. Many professional photographers across the country have taken advantage of this unique opportunity.

Beginning on Sunday April 20, 2008 at 10:00 AM and continuing on Monday April 21. Certification classes will be offered. The classes will be approximately 10 hours each to get all the information in. They will be held at ADC Photography Inc. located at 388 Reed Road, Bldg.#2, Broomall, Pa. 19008-4007. (610-328-5511) adcphoto@adcphotography.com

Seating is limited (we can only accept 10 students) and the two day preparation courses generally full up fast! The course includes a work book and students should purchase and study "Photography" by London and Upton. Students who are PPA members will also receive one PPA educational merit. We will study such topics as, The Inverse Square Law, Guide Numbers, Lens, Filters, both Black and White plus Color Film, Color Theory, Lighting Ratios, the Zone System, The View Camera, Portrait Lighting, Commercial and Industrial Photography, Digital Photography, Print Composition and Design.

As an extra added bonus to help you become Certified, Al also asks each student bring in thirty to forty images done for clients on a CD (low resolution 8x 10, 100 dpi) for review to shed insight to your image selections for Certification. After the normal day ends and we break for dinner, an informal session will be held to review or critique images each day. Both days will be long typically ten hours. Get some rest and bring a simple calculator, extra three ring loose leaf paper to take notes and a great sense of humor.

Seating is limited and the two day preparation courses and generally full up fast! The course fee is $550.00 Students should purchase and study "Photography" by London and Upton., prior to attending the class. Kindly note with three story high ceilings to dress warm. Take advantage of our early registration special! If you register by February 22, 2008 the course fee is $ 450.00. Register by February 29, 2008 for $ 475.00. Register by March 7, 2008 for $ 500.00 Register by March 14, 2008 for $ 525.00. Kindly note in order to qualify for the early registration specials all tuition fees (checks or money orders only) must be received on or before the above mentioned deadlines.

Call Al to register and insure a seat all students are registered on a first come first serve basis.

Al is a member of the PPANJ where he is the Certification Liaison and a Fellow of Photography having served as President of the South Region (1999-2001). He was awarded the PPA National Award (the highest award for service) at the 2007 PPANJ Convention where he also served as the Master of Ceremonies.

He also is a member of the PPA, where in addition to being Certified and holding their Masters of Photography, and Photographic Craftsmen Degree, he again serves on the Certification Committee as Vice Chairmen. He is a past member of the PPA of PA, where he was a member of the Board of Governors ( 1998-2006) and holds their Service, Print and PA CPP Degrees,

Al is also available for private tutoring, speaking and teaching assignments on various subjects at his studio or on location. In addition to teaching Nationally he also conducts Certification course's at his studio, located just outside of Philadelphia in Broomall, PA. You can visit either of his web sites at; www.adcphotography.com or www.galleryadc.com