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Local photographer earns certification

Jessica Sell is presented her certification recognition from Bruce Danuser. Photo special to The Pioneer by Tyson Kuznia

Jessica Sell of All Event Photography has earned the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Certification from the Professional Photographic Certification Commission appointed by Professional Photographers of America.

Sell earned this designation after meeting rigorous requirements measuring her artistic and technical competence. The Professional Photographic Certification Commission currently recognizes less than 2,000 Certified Professional Photographers and only six others in North Dakota have the title of CPP.

Sell, sought certification after joining the Fargo based Dead Pixel Photographers Group and learning about the benefits of the certification. Certification will help to set herself and her company apart from the other photographers in the area. Sell is based out of Wheatland and provides services in the F-M area as well as many other surrounding cities in North Dakota. All Event Photography provides wedding, family, seniors, and event photography.

The Professional Photographic Certification Commission is the leading body for certifying imaging professionals. Certified Professional Photographers must complete a written examination, finish an image evaluation and adhere to stringent code of conduct. Certification must be renewed on a periodic basic, ensuring continuing confidence in the professionalism of Certified Professional Photographers.