Francie Baltazar Stonestreet

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Cr.Photog., CPP

Francie has a great passion for the CPP program and believes it is the gold standard in the industry.  In 2012, Francie and her team of CPP Mentors assisted 30 photographers in passing their image submissions and supported 25 of those through the testing process so that they could receive their CPP.

A life-long photographer, Francie earned her CPP in 2009 and has been advocating and supporting others to achieve their CPP ever since. She is a full-time working professional photographer specializing weddings, engagements and bridal sessions, and continues to use the information gained through the  CPP program every day.  

At Imaging USA 2013 one her images was selected for the General Collection. In 2012, she was honored as Houston Photographer of the Year and was a featured Photographic Artist at Fotofest. She has been featured in Houston Brides and Houston Luxury Weddings magazines. Francie is also a published author and been featured in the Dallas Business Journal, Houston Press and New York Times. Her inspirational essays have been published in Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work, Stories That Warm the Heart as well as on many blogs and newsletters. She has also worked with Wiley Publishing as one of their Photographer Technical Editors.

Francie's Courses

  • EVOKE: Capturing Images with Emotion

    Instructors: Francie Baltazar Stonestreet
    Webinar: The more emotional a portrait, the more it stirs up our senses. This program what emotion is and how is conveyed in an image, how to ask questions to evoke emotion, four steps to creating emotional images, when to step back and observe, why timing is critical in capturing the emotional images and how post production can enhance the emotion.
  • The Secrets to CPP Image Submission

    Instructors: Francie Baltazar Stonestreet
    Webinar: The Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation is a technical certification, so when you submit your images they must be as near technically perfect as possible. But what does that mean? How do you navigate the waters or CPP image submission to create a "passing portfolio?" What are the "must haves" to insure your portfolio will be successful?
  • The Secrets to Earning Your CPP

    Instructors: Francie Baltazar Stonestreet
    Webinar: Ever wondered what it would be like to get your Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation? Well wonder no longer—after you take the Secrets to Earning Your CPP webinar! Gain all the knowledge and inspiration you need to differentiate yourself from the pack and add your name to the list of less than 3,000 photographers worldwide who have received their CPP.
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