Houston Photographer, Maryanne Keeling, Earns Photographer of the Year, 2018 Maryanne Keeling, of Memories by Maryanne Photography, has been recognized for superior image making and photographic service with the Photographer of the Year award, from the Professional Photography Guild of Houston (PPGH). The award was presented to Mrs. Keeling by PPGH president, Kevin Falcon, at the association’s annual gala, on December 2, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Founded in 1950, PPGH is an Affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America and is one of the largest and most active guilds in the country. In addition to this award, Mrs. Keeling is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) and has earned state, national, and international recognition including: Being a silver medalist and Grand Imaging Award winner at the 2017 International Photographic Competition in Nashville, TN Being a platinum medalist and Distinguished Image Award winner at the 2018 Texas Professional Photographers Association And being a bronze medalist at the 2018 International Photographic Competition in Atlanta, GA. This recognition is not easily earned. It means that Keeling has met the standards of excellence set by Professional Photographers of America. She has been awarded this recognition of her superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education and service to the profession. Keeling’s honors—and all the expertise they require—illustrate her accomplishments and talent as one of a select few. Please take a moment to view her website at www.membymaryanne.com, and contact her for any occasion that requires photographic expertise. She loves photographing people of all ages, as well as worldwide landscapes, still life, and animals. Memories by Maryanne Photography is located in NW Houston, near Champions Golf Club.
HOUSTON, TEXAS – MARYANNE KEELING of MEMORIES BY MARYANNE PHOTOGRAPHY in NW HOUSTON was named a Silver Medalist during Professional Photographers of America's 2017 International Photographic Competition. Her wedding image titled "Sculpted Elegance" was a Grand Imaging Award nominee, making it one of the Top 10 wedding images, overall for 2017. KEELING’S work will be on display at the International Photographic Exhibit, held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers, in Nashville, TN, January, 2018.
A panel of 33 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from nearly 5,800 total submitted entries. . KEELING was named a Silver Medalist, meaning that all four of her entries were merited, and one of her four merited images entered the prestigious PPA Loan Collection. In 2017, she was one of only 108 Silver Medalists. About PPA: Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international nonprofit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers. Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA's roots date back to 1869. It assists 30,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued success. See how PPA helps photographers Be More at PPA.com.