• Sleepy Heads - © Danielle Barabé-Bussières CPA
  • Sleepy Heads - © Danielle Barabé-Bussières CPA
  • Shooting The Rapids - © Ken Parnell
  • Stata Center - © Loius-Philippe Provost
  • The Wind Itself Entwines Me With You - ©Donald Lewis
  • Triple Threat - © Nicole Noyce MPA
  • Soulful Singer - © Mark Bilash
  • Arrival - © Ross Outerbridge MPA

Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC)

PPOC is a diversified group of creative artists dedicated
to the highest standards in professional imaging

PPOC's Covid-19 response

We Stand Firmly Against Racism



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Why Choose an Accredited Photographer?

PPOC’s accreditation process recognizes photographers who have reached a nationally accepted standard of proficiency and knowledge in photographic arts.


Link to Membership

Why become a member?

PPOC welcomes photographers of all genres to join our community. Meet new friends and mentors and take advantage of the wealth of experience and knowledge.


Link to Galleries

Be Inspired

PPOC’s Annual juried exhibition showcases the passion, vision, creativity and technical skills of its members from coast to coast. Be both awed and inspired by their talents.


Link to FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you considering a professional photographer to capture treasured family memories, record important events, or represent your corporate image? If you’re a photography consumer, what things should you consider in making your decision?


Link to find an accredited photographer

Hire with confidence

Accredited photographers possess the experience, knowledge, and equipment to provide you with a quality product in their area of expertise.


Link to Canadian Imaging site

Canadian Imaging Conference & Expo

Join us in sunny Saskatoon, SK April 23rd to 27th, 2020 for top-of-the-line international speakers, the latest on offer from industry trade, and second-to-none fellowship.


Link to Commercial Partners page

Commercial Partners

PPOC’s Commercial Partners support our association, our members, and the professional photographic industry in Canada.


Link to News

Check out the latest news!

Stay on top of the latest in industry tips, techniques and talk and find out what’s new and now.


Link to Copyright

A voice to protect photographers

In collaboration with CAPIC, PPOC continues to advocate on behalf of professional photographers to negotiate fair and just Copyright Laws by lobbying with Government to protect authorship and use of photographic images.

PPOC Regions

Link to regional map

PPOC Regions

PPOC has members nationwide, with seven Regional chapters across Canada. Check out the latest photographic news, events, and award winning imagery in a location near you.


Link to calendar of events

Find out what's happening.

One of PPOC’s greatest membership benefits is the opportunity for fellowship with peers. See which of PPOC’s networking and educational opportunities can help you grow, in both business and photographic skill.


Link to login

Members only area

Welcome back Member! Log back in to your member account to find out the latest PPOC news, update your profile, and access benefits available only to PPOC members.

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