Moline Illinois Photographer Earns Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman Degrees

headshotLisa Francescon of Francescon Portraiture in Moline has earned both the master of photography and photographic craftsman degrees from the Professional Photographers of America.   The degrees were presented to Francescon by PPA president Lori Craft, Cr.Photog., at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held January 8-10, 2017 in San Antonio Texas.

The degrees are not merely a piece of paper.  It means that Francescon has met the standards of excellence set by PPA.  She has been awarded these degrees in recognition of her superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education, teaching and mentoring.

Francescon owns and operates a studio in Moline and specializes in pet photography.  She also teaches a variety of photography classes to local photographers.

ABOUT PPA

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international nonprofit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers.  Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA’s roots date back to 1869.  The nonprofit assists nearly 30,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued to success.  See how PPA helps photographers be more at PPA.com

To view more of Lisa’s work, please visit her website at www.momentsbylisa.com

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About lisafrancescon

Lisa is a portrait artist who uses photography as part of a process to capture the personality of animals and the special relationship they have with their owners. Based out of Moline Illnois, she travels throughout the Midwest providing timeless images of family pets. Her fine art portraits can be viewed at various pet businesses throughout the Iowa/Illinois Quad Cities. Lisa holds a Master’s Degree in Education from Western Illinois University and taught in the public schools for many years. She continues to teach photography classes in her studio covering a wide range of topics. Her class sizes are small so she can offer her students a hands-on experience and individual attention. Lisa is a Certified Professional Photographer and has been awarded the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman degrees through the Professional Photographers of America. She is a member of the American Society of Photographers, one of the most prestigious photographic associations in the world and an association that must be invited into through photographic achievement. Among her many awards and accolades, Lisa has been recognized as one of the top 10 photographers in Illinois in both 2015 and 2016 from the Associated Professional Photographers of Illinois.
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