M.Photog.Cr., CPP
About the Class

Please note starting April 1, 2022, the Composition and Design section will cover 19% of the CPP Exam with removal of questions that pertain to posing. Approved Certification Instructor, Steve Kozak takes you through a portion of the test specifications for the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) exam. In this video you will focus on Composition and Design, Section A. This video will help you determine the best color relationship to complement subject(s) to achieve the desired effects.  Also, included;

  • Knowledge of color harmony, interactions, and effects in order to coordinate subjects with backgrounds and enhance the final image [· Reflective light environment · Tonal values and hues · Contrast· Saturation of color · Effect of patterns]
  • Knowledge of the color wheel [ · Primary · Secondary · Tertiary]
  • Knowledge of how colors portray mood
  • Knowledge of color schemes: [ · Achromatic · Clash · Neutral · Primary ·Secondary Split Complementary – Monotone · Analogous · Monochromatic ·Harmonious · Complementary]
  • Facets of color

Steve makes the topic easy to understand and explains each concept thoroughly, so you won’t be confused or anxious come exam time. Steve also has created a CPP Study guide available for purchase! Learn more at

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