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11-07-2008, 09:32 PM #1
CPP Preparation Course ...
This is from my buddy, Al Di Campli about his next C.P.P. Preparation Class:
CERTIFICATION PREPARATION CLASS
If you are planning on taking the Certified Professional Photographers exam
in Harrisburg PA at the PPA of PA meeting on Sunday February 15, 2009 this may interest you. This designation is awarded by the Certification Commission, only after aphotographer meets rigorous requirements. These requirements are designed tomeasure a photographers, artistic ability, technical proficiency and competency. Manyphotographers 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 instructor 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 500 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 February 8, 2009 at 10:00 AM and continuing on Monday
February 9, 2009. 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) firstname.lastname@example.org
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. 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 November 11 , 2008 the course fee is $ 450.00. Register by November 28, 2008 for $ 475.00. Register by December 15, 2009 for $ 500.00 Register by January 15, 2009 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. Kindly note due to the limited seating, advanced preparations and travel reservations, tuition is non refundable. Should an unforeseen emergency arise and you cannot attend, you will have two years from the date of the original class you reserved to be ablr to attend our next class at no additional charge. Call or e mail 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
11-12-2008, 12:36 AM #2
Let there be no doubt in anyone's mind about the advantage that taking this course will give you. I attended this course in Jan, and after over 30 years in this business, I came away with more that I could have imagined. The CPP exam is through and challenging as it should be. Al covers every aspect along with Dave Derex. This is a course I would recommend to any photographer... even if you're not currently pursuing your CPP. -- Sorry if this seems like a "Campaign for Al", but it was definately worth every cent I spent along with another one of our employees who also attended. -- David K. Dismukes, CPPDavid K. Dismukes, CPP
11-22-2008, 02:46 AM #3
I'm taking Al's course in Phoenix... and taking my exam tuesday after....
wish us luck....
Al's a great teacher.
Rose MaryRose Mary Cheek, Cr. Photog., CPP, North Carolina CPP Liaison, F Ph.
Available for speaking: Basic Photoshop, Photoshop Tips & Tricks, Album Design with Photoshop (1 day classes) or 2-4 day Basic Photoshop Classes.