Doug Pierson and his wife Rita smile as Doug is presented his Master of Photography degree by Professonal Photographers of America President Michael Taylor at a recent ceremony in San Antonio, Texas. Photo contributed.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Doug Pierson of Pierson Photography in Cherokee has earned the Master of Photography Degree from the Professional Photographers of America.
Doug Pierson of Pierson Photography received this medallion in honor of his earning the degree of Master Photographer. Photo submitted.
The degree was presented to Pierson by PPA President Michael Taylor at the Association's annual convention, "Imaging USA," held January 14-16 in San Antonio, Texas.
Pierson has met the standards of excellence set by the Professional Photographers of America. The degree is earned by nominations presented to the PPA Board and approved by the Council. The Honorary Master of Photography degree is one of the highest honors awarded by the PPA. Individuals receiving this degree are automatically made "life members" of the PPA.
PPA is a worldwide association with more than 16,000 members.