Have you ever wondered how images are judged?

Come join us for our Accreditation Judging Event!  Follow along as our qualified judges provide critique and suggestions for improvement on our most recent APNPI Accreditation Submissions. Learn invaluable tips to improve your imagery from industry experts with an eye for detail. 

On Wednesday Dec 6, 2018, we’ll be airing our pre-recorded Accreditation Judging Event.  You’ll have access to the replays for 24 hours.

Best of luck to all of our members who have submitted for this round of Accreditations!

Meet the Judges


Heather Clemente is the owner and artist behind From the Heart Imagery located in Burlington, Ontario. She is a full time photographic artist that specializes in the art of Newborn Photography.  Currently in her 10thyear of business, Heather has documented over 500 newborns in her cozy, natural light studio.  She is an international award-winning photographer with a merit for her submission in a 2015 international image competition.  Heather is not only passionate about documenting fresh new babies, she also enjoys capturing children as they grow and change over the years.


Lizzie Gilmour – Award winning newborn, family and wedding photographer in New Plymouth. NZ. Mentoring and workshops for photographers.  Lizzie is also an APNPI Ambassador, who generously and passionately offers her time to conduct Newborn Safety workshops free of charge to local photographers.

See more of Lizzie Gilmour at http://www.kowhaiandthistle.com

Lizzy McMillan is an APNPI Qualified Newborn Photographer, PPA Certified Professional Photographer, and APNPI Ambassador with a boutique maternity and newborn studio in Downtown Mesa, Arizona. She has specialized in newborn portraiture for nearly a decade and has photographed over 1200 newborns. Her extensive work with newborn twins, triplets, quadruplets and quintuplets has set her apart in the photography industry, garnered international acclaim and has earned her the apt moniker “The Multiples Whisperer™”. Lizzy is passionate about documenting family history and preserving the important moments in her clients’ lives. When she’s not snuggling newborns or teaching other photographers the art of photographing multiples, she and her husband are usually busy wrangling their three children or watching The Office on Netflix.

For more about Lizzy McMillan and her work, visit www.momentostudios.com


Nicole Herdman – Nicole is the owner and artist behind Nicole Kathlyn Photography.  Nikki was recently voted as an international Top 100 photographer in the Babies and Children category of Shoot and Share’s Image Competition.  She runs a full time studio out of her home in Barrie, Ontario and has been in business for over a decade capturing newborn and family portraiture and films.  Nicole is also one of APNPI’s founding members!