You must schedule an online exam at least 72 hours (3 days) in advance. Registration will require:
You know the old saying– knowing is half the battle. That’s where the CPP Test Specifications come in. This resource is an outline of each topic covered on the exam. It also provides a percentage of questions per topic.
That means you can get a solid idea of what subjects you really need to brush up on.
Current Test Specifications - For candidates taking the exam BEFORE April 1, 2022
2022 Test Specifications - For candidates taking the exam on or AFTER April 1, 2022
If you want an even bigger edge, cross-reference the information you glean from the CPP Test Specifications with our Suggested Reading List to prepare for the Certification!
Become a Certified Professional Photographer with this sequential guide to take you through the process of Certification from start to finish. Enroll in the CPP Curriculum to watch over 40 videos dedicated to the CPP program!
Flash cards are a tried-and-true method for self-drilling. That’s why we provide some for you to use during your test prep!You will find six different study modes so you can use what works best for you! Check them out here!
As with any test, the CPP Exam has a lot of terms and phrases to be knowledgeable of. Not only will you find a list of keywords for exam topics, but you'll also get a glossary to define them as well. And remember, understanding is more than just knowing a definition. It's about knowing how to apply the knowledge in different situations! So make sure you know how to apply the concepts you learn, rain or shine. It's truly helpful!
Available for additional purchase, these guides are designed by an approved CPP instructor to give you an extra boost in your studies. You’ve watched the webinars, memorized the glossary, and taken the sample tests. But maybe you feel like you could use a little more. If that’s the case, you might consider using a study guide. Please note the purchase of a study guide is not required for the CPP program and is meant to be used in conjunction with the free resources provided on this page!
Available study guides include:
Your certification journey starts by completing the CPP Candidacy form and submitting a $200 application fee.
You've aced the exam – the finish line is in sight! Submit your images for technical evaluation as the last step in the certification process.