News about PPOC

PPOC Introduces New Digital Salon Ribbons


The PPOC Board of Directors struck a committee late in 2014 mandated to review all certificates, trophies, and regalia used for PPOC National and Regional awards and designations. 

The committee, comprised of Marlene Fast, HLM, MPA, SPA, Claude Brazeau, MPA, T. Kirk Saint, MPA and Louise Gingras, began by developing digital ribbons which members will be able to use on their images to denote...

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Updated PPOC Logos




Visit the member's section of our website, ppoc.ca to find updated PPOC logos for you to use in promoting your business and the association. We are asking members to use the same logo across the country in an effort to brand our association.  In keeping with our bylaws only accredited, active, retired and trade members may use the PPOC Logo and it is to be...

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Canadian Photographers Own Their Copyright


A Great Victory for Canadian Photographers.

At last, Canadian Photographers Own Their Copyright.The Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) and the Canadian Association of Professional Image Creators (CAPIC) would like to congratulate all Canadian photographers in Canada on this important date and pivotal achievement in the photographic industry. As of today, Canadian photographers now...

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Requests for Tender for the Professional Photographer's of Canada


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) PPOC is currently accepting business proposals in the areas noted below. PPOC members are welcome to apply, stating their expertise in that area. Please feel free to forward this information to family and friends that may also be qualified and wish to submit a proposal. All positions will be on a contract basis. Website Project Manager PPOC is in the process of...

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Affliate PPOC Branches Across Canada


We would like to begin focusing on the different affliate branches across Canada. Each branch hosts meetings and business workshop and some even participate in image contests, photo field trips and weekly breakfast meetings. In an effort to reach members across Canada, we would like to introduce these branches to you. Our first two branches are Hamilton/Niagara in Ontario and Central Branch in...

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Backup Photographers in Emergencies! (Membership Benefit)


The following note was recently shared on the PPOC's member's only facebook page from member Shawn Taylor from Niagara Falls, ON. Shawn found himself in a medical emergency with a wedding to photograph. He put out a call for help to his fellow PPOC members in the area and his wedding was covered for him while recovered from surgery. The PPOC's mandate is to provide education and support for...

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Notice of the Professional Photographer's of Canada Annual General Meeting


NOTICE that the Annual General Meeting of the Professional Photographers of Canada will be held on Saturday April 21st, at 6:30 PM in conjunction with the Canadian Imaging Conference and Trade Show at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, 1181 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia All PPOC members are invited to attend. Voting privileges are extended to those with the following membership categories:...

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Introducing: Mini Print Competitions


Canada is a vast country and the Professional Photographers of Canada is always looking for ways to bring its members closer together through educational opportunities and business support and networking. The PPOC offers a national convention, frequent webinars on various subjects of interest to photographers, a national blog and Facebook discussion page. Our newest opportunity for members is the...

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November Blog Contest: Sponsored by Show My Photos


Show My Photos is a Canadian online proofing and sales service that allows photographers to quickly and easily upload their images and sell their photography worldwide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Show My Photos provides professional photographers with branded storefronts and the ability to place their photography online in secure galleries for clients to view and order the...

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October Blog Contest Winner


The winner of the October Blog Contest, sponsored by Techicare, is Debbie Prediger from Cadogan, Alberta!!! Congratulations Debbie on your new CollageWall from Technicare!

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