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Thursday, September 5, 2019


This is a Photographer’s Tale, or maybe that should be “Tail”, of a Rescued Piglet, a Checkers Game, a Pro Photographer, and a Country Western Singer. See how this all turned into a nomination by the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) for the Cover Art of an Album. Story as related by Brad Kelly.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Renowned Photographer Retires

Brian Boyle
After an amazing 45 (!) years, Brian Boyle - the ROM’s senior photographer - will be retiring at the end of August.  His last day will be Friday, August 30th.

Brian started at the ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) in 1974, and during his tenure, he has helped lead the transition from the analog 20th century to the digital 21st century.  When he started at the ROM, photographers shot everything on black and white film, using 4 x 5” cameras.  Since 2002, Brian has worked entirely with digital cameras and has led the ROM in establishing itself as a premier institution in the digital world. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Louise Gingras MPA

Louise Gingras MPA
Louise Gingras MPA
Photo credit: Claude Brazeau MPA

Louise Gingras is mostly a commercial, architectural, editorial, product and advertising photographer. She also does graphic design, website design, photomontage and retouching for several professional photographers who are PPOC members.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Meet Victoria West, PPOC 2019 Portrait Photographer of the Year!

Victoria WestVictoria West has been a portrait photographer for over 10 years and runs her studio, Victoria West Portrait, in Oromocto, NB. She joined the PPOC in June of 2017 and holds the regional titles of PPOC Atlantic 2017 Photographic Artist of the Year and PPOC Atlantic 2018 Portrait Photographer of the Year. In 2019 she represented Team Canada at the World Photographic Cup and brought home a Bronze Medal in the Portrait category. She has now added the title of PPOC Portrait Photographer of the Year to her 2019 accomplishments.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Introducing Gina Yesnik, 2019 PPOC Wedding Photographer of the Year!

Gina YesnikFor over a decade, award winning wedding and lifestyle photographer Gina Yesnik has produced dynamic, emotive imagery that will be cherished by her clients for generations. Her passion and innovative approach embody the perfect union between art and technical precision. Her style is influenced by her love of fashion, cinema and beauty. Gina’s work has been featured in numerous magazines and print shows across Canada and the US. Gina is a proud member of Professional Photographers of Canada.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

PPOC’s Victoria West takes home a bronze medal for Team Canada!

WPC Bronze portrait Award Winner
It is my pleasure and excitement to announce that PPOC Atlantic’s own Victoria West just returned from the WPC finals in Norway with a bronze medal for Team Canada! She was also awarded the “Nations Award” having scored the highest of all Canadian entrants.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

PPOC Gallerie Magazine Winter 2018 hiver

Gallerie on-line version is now available. Please feel free to share the link with friends, family and fellow photographers. Go to the Gallerie Magazine Page for details

La version numérique du magazine est maintenant disponible. Nous espérons que vous apprécierez. S'il vous plaît, n'hésitez pas à partager le lien avec vos amis, familles et collègues photographes. Allez à la page Gallerie Magazine pour plus de détails

PPOC Gallerie Magazine Winter 2019 

Monday, February 4, 2019



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.