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De-Mystifying Image Comp 

with Dennis Hammon

Print competition can be your best friend for advancing your photographic skills. Challenging you to create new and exciting work, with enhanced technical skills and as a creative outlet it can be a way to gage your work and how you are advancing.

The rules and direction of photographic competition can be challenging and misunderstood, so this is where Dennis Hammon steps in. Dennis, with over 34 years as a PPA approved juror, and having judged World Cup images from Mexico, Latin America, Canada and Europe as well,  is well versed in the challenges of preparing images for Photographic competition.

During this workshop, Dennis will lead you and help you understand the new PPA Merit Image Review (MIR) as well as the new International Photographic competition (IPC). Come with an open mind and ready to learn and grown in the Photographic World of image competition. 

Dennis Hammon M. Photog., Cr., CPP, F-PPI, F-IPPA, F-ASP 

Dennis is a native of Idaho, growing up on a small farm, but had the itch to see the world and travel. Thanks National Geographic. With degrees in biology and geology he added photography to his educa+on and 45+ years later he is s+ll doing what he loves. He has earned the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman from PPA. He was one of the first photographers in the country to become certified and later on served on the certification commitee for PPA. He has been on PPA Council for most of 40 years, Affiliate Juror for over 34 years, served as President of ASP as well as receiving the Fellow of Photography from ASP. Serving his local affiliates has been president of Idaho and Utah PPA’s and has received 4 National Awards for his service to the photographic industry. 

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