APNPI Accreditations

Accreditation in a category is a recognition beyond that of the QNP Certified Photographer.  It’s a recognition of above average quality of photographic artistry.

Accreditation can be earned in the following categories:


Birth Photography

Fresh 48

Newborn – posed

Newborn – Naturally posed newborns.

Newborn Lifestyle – In home.

Newborn Environmental – Outdoors

Macro Imagery


Family & Baby


Accreditation is achieved by:

  • Successfully completing the APNPI Safety Course.
  • Successfully holding your QNP Certification.
  • Submitting 12 images in a chosen category to an APNPI Judging Panel.

Holding accreditation demonstrates the member as a specialist in his or her chosen field.