Written by: Gwen Lacroix

Our next round of Accreditation is quickly approaching and we’d like to introduce you to our APNPI Judges! Judges have completed the APNPI Judges Training and are respected members of the industry spanning various styles and genres of maternity, newborn and baby photography.

Applications are now open for our QNP Certified members to apply for accreditation in one of our 10 categories.  Want some support and feedback on which images would be good to submit?  Consider participating in our Feedback Friday sessions where our judges critique image submissions from within our membership community group on Facebook. This is a great way to make sure your submission is ready and a wonderful way to experience image critiques before our accreditation deadline dates. Pay attention in the FB group for more information

We look forward to reviewing your submissions with our amazing judging panel!

Submission Deadline May 19, 2020

*Are you an accredited member of APNPI and interested in our judge training program? Email us at admin@apnpi.com

Our Judges for May 2020

Lisa Digeso is The owner of Milk & Honey photography & founder of The Milky Way ~ a Photographers Resource. As a photographer she has 10 years of experience working with tiny newborns, focusing and teaching on safety, posing, lighting & business. The Milky Way is the creator of The online Retreat Series, & The Joyful Photographer. Lisa loves to encourage, empower and educate photographers to create the business, Art & loves of their dreams. Lisa lives in Kamloops BC, white her hubby, son & 3 Maine coon cats.

Patricia van den Bogaart – Specializes in fine art newborn photography that is pure, exclusive and timeless. Available in studio and location, working with natural light only.

Newbornphotography workshops & mentor focussed on quality not volume

Workshops & mentor van hoog niveau gefocust op kwaliteit, niet op volume

Bronze award BPP Germany
Silver Qualification the Netherlands
International Portrait Photographer of High Performance

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

Tamarind Spender – Tamarind is a professional newborn photographer in Guelph, ON. She mainly focuses on newborns but also enjoys photographing maternity, sitters and cake smash sessions!

Tamarind has been photographing newborns since January of 2014 and absolutely LOVES it!!

She’s had a camera in her hand since she was 18 years old! She learned to shoot film and worked at Black’s Photography through high school and into University.

Her inspiration for starting her own business in photography was her little one. She wanted her to always know that taking a chance on something you love is worth it, no matter how it works out. She wanted to show her how to have confidence and follow her heart through life.

Tamarind loves this job and looks forward to building many more relationships with her wonderful clients over the coming years.

See more of Gwen Lacroix at http://Www.treasuredmemoriesphotography.ca