CPP: Exposure

Steve Kozak M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Look no further for a study guide to the CPP Exam because this video is just that. Hear from PPA Instructor Steve Kozak about the basics of exposure and light. Don’t be left clueless when it comes to exam time! You’ll go over topics including the Exposure equation, Equivalent and Reciprocal Exposures, and choosing the appropriate exposures for your creative purposes.

Steve goes through the concepts with plenty of examples and explanations so you won’t freeze up when you see the test, and come out of it feeling like the professional you are!

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Steve Kozak Bio

Steve Kozak is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America and the Texas Professional Photographers Association. PPA Certified and having earned “Master of Photography” and the “Craftsman” degrees, his work has appeared in the prestigious “Loan Collection.” Professional recognition of his work includes the Masterpiece Award from Fuji Film USA and the Sunset Print Award from LexJet. He has served on the PPA Board of Directors and is a PPA qualified instructor for PPA Certification prep classes.

Steve has recorded over a dozen videos for the PPAedu program. These videos include classes on the fundamentals of photography, manual flash photography, exposure, opening a new studio as well as videos for CPP study preparation.


He has taught 19 years at the prestigious Texas School of Professional Photography and 16 years at Imaging USA.  He has also taught at the Mid-America Institute of Professional Photography, The East Coast School, and Image Explorations near Victoria, British Columbia.

Steve serves as the Executive Director of the Texas Professional Photographers Association.