Brogen Achieves Elite Level in Photography Industry
Jan 21, 2019 | By: Brogen Photography
Burlington, MA Photographer Achieves Elite Level in Photography Industry
Randy Brogen of Brogen Photography was recognized for superior image making with Professional Photographers of America’s Master Artist degree.
Burlington, MA January 21, 2019— Randy Brogen of Brogen Photography in Burlington, MA has earned the Master Artist degree from the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). The degree was presented to Brogen by PPA president Stephen Thetford, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held January 20-22, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.
This degree is not merely a piece of paper. It means that Brogen has met the standards of excellence set by PPA. He has been awarded the Master Artist degree in recognition of his superior photographic competence and enhancement of images with artistic techniques as demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education, and service to the profession. In 2019, he was one of only 24 recipients to receive this degree.
Brogen's Master Artist degree—and all the expertise it requires—illustrates his accomplishments and talent as one of a select few. With this accomplishment, Brogen is one of only three professional photographers in the entire state of Massachusetts to have earned all three PPA degrees, elevating him to a very elite level of recognition in the photography industry. In addition to his three PPA degrees, Brogen also is a Certified Professional Photographer and FAA licensed drone pilot.
Master of Photography (M.Photog.): Awarded for superior photographic skills demonstrated through the Photographic Open category of PPA’s International Photographic Competition, advanced education, and service to the industry.
Photographic Craftsman (Cr.Photog.): Awarded for service as a speaker, author or mentor, this degree shows that you have gone beyond the creation of images and dedicated your time to move the industry forward and encourage education.
Master Artist (M.Artist): A degree awarded to photographers for superior photographic skills demonstrated through the Artist Exhibition category of PPA’s International Photographic Competition (with images evaluated for computer-applied techniques and proficiency), advanced education and service to the industry.
About Professional Photographers of America:Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest and longest-standing nonprofit photography trade association with a 150-year history. It currently helps 30,000+ pros elevate their craft and grow their business with resources, protection, and education, all under PPA’s core guiding principle of bridging the gap between photographers and consumers.