Course Length 43:05

Awards & Accreditation Preparation

Course Includes:

1 detailed video - 43:05 of video

Membership Includes:

350+ courses, downloads, a helpful community, LIVE broadcasts & more.

Awards & Accreditation Preparation

Entries close October 14th.

Portrait Master — It is what we strive for. To display the logo and certification knowing you’ve done the work. I earned my masters in 2000 with the NZIPP New Zealand institute of professional photography. I then earned my masters in 2010 with the AIPP the Australian Institute of professional photography.

Here, WPPI print awards is huge. They host this print judging in person at WPPI in Vegas annually.

PPA also have an accreditation program, so let’s talk about why I am doing this.

As I enter my 10th year of education, I want an accreditation program explicitly for portrait photographers of all genres. I specifically want the accreditation to be a recognition of ‘high professional standard’, not something that awards merit only.

I have a friend who is an incredible portrait photographer and businessman, but he lacked any illustrative and composite quality to his work so he was never able to achieve a gold merit at the awards. This meant he could never reach the level beyond master, and yet his standard of business practice and work was far superior to many photographers that had an illustrative and awards look. Hence the reason so many people call these awards ‘Photoshop Awards’, even when they introduced traditional categories back in.

I want to accredit professional standard, good high-quality, professional work. Not necessarily illustrative award winning work only, like most of the awards. I want you to earn this badge with pride display the logo on your website.

For someone like me who did not receive a formal tertiary education achieving these levels and standards were amongst the proudest moments of being a professional photographer in business.

I not only felt validated as a professional I felt proud and accomplished, I hope you work towards feeling the same.

The genres will be judged by some of the best portrait photographers in the world and each category has a head judge that specializes in that category. Every image will be judged by five judges and an average score of all five judges will be the final score of your image.

Join me to talk about categories, rules and why and how.

Invest in Yourself

Full Library
Digital Downloads
Pricing Calculator
Tools, Downloadable Guides and Templates
Weekly Accountability Zoom Call
Access to our Private, Supportive Community
Free ticket to 2024 WPPI (valued at $99)
Exclusive Discounts with our Partner Vendors
1 Free Portrait Masters Awards Entry Per Round
New Video content monthly
$399/year $45/month
100% Secure Checkout  |  Payment Options

What Our Members Are Saying

Sue is not just a mentor, in the area of photography; she's a life coach in the area of living. Simply put, Sue Bryce Education, was the best investment I have made into myself, and my business, since it began! David Lee
Sue Bryce Education allowed me to grow from hobbyist with a borrowed camera and a dream, to professional portrait photographer with a six-figure business. There is no way I would be here without her education. Cat Ford-Coates
Sue Bryce Education has given me ALL of the tools needed to take me from a "shoot and burn" photographer making less then $200 a session to a portrait photographer with a studio and over a $1200 average and growing in less than 4 months. Ashley Lindsey
Sue Bryce Education has been the single-most impactful thing I've incorporated into growing my business, and in many ways, my life! Andrew Knowles
Building a successful and sustainable photography business is no secret anymore. Sue Bryce Education provides you with every tool you need to master your craft, how to market and sell and overall how to become the best version of yourself. You just have to do the work! Ursula Schmitz
By far the best investment you will ever make for your business and for yourself. I will never let my subscription lapse. Never. Liz Wikstrom Barlak
In my photography journey, I have tried many educational platforms, but none felt as comprehensive as Sue Bryce Education. Without a doubt, if not for Sue and her teachings, I would not be seeing the level of business success that I am seeing today. Neon Howe

Ready to get started? Become a member today!