Animal Portraiture Accreditation

Woot Woot! I’ve just learned that I have received an Accreditation in Animal Portraiture from Professional Photographers of Canada! This is my fourth professional accreditation, along with Canine Portraiture/Dog Photography, Pictorial/Scenic Photography, and Ornithology/Bird Photography. Here is the portfolio of 10 images that were accepted for the accreditation:

A collage of the 10 animal portraits that were accepted towards my professional accreditation through the Professional Photographers of Canada.

Press Release


The Professional Photographers of Canada is pleased to announce that:

Tracy Munson ,

has just earned an accreditation in Animal Portrait, at our Accreditation judging in Edmonton, AB.

Accreditation is the first elevation above the general membership level, and is achieved by submitting samples of the

applicant’s photography to a PPOC Board of Review for Accreditation. Accreditation demonstrates that the photographer is

capable of delivering above average quality photography in a chosen category.

In assessing Accreditation Submissions, the judges will consider the following criteria: Impact, Creativity, Style,

Composition, Presentation, Color Balance, Centre of Interest, Lighting, Subject Matter, Image file quality, Technique and

Story Telling.

Along with other service and print merits, a minimum of one Accreditation is required to qualify for a Craftsman of

Photographic Arts and two accreditations are needed for a Master of Photographic Arts.

For more information, please contact:

Tracy Grabowski, MPA,SPA

Tracy Grabowski Photography

11313 - 69 Street


T5B 1R8

780 413 4550

Tanya Thompson

PPOC Executive Director

T: (888) 643-PPOC (7762)

F: (519) 537-5573