Legacy Portraits
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Master of Photography Degree

My official photo and press release! I am now a Master Photographer!! I think it is important to set goals and strive for excellence. Obtaining my Master of Photography Degree was a long term goal for me. It took 5 years but, I have done it!

Doug Kolbenschlag (sponsor),  Lori Kolbenschlag, M. Photog., CPP,  Stephen Thetford PPA President

Doug Kolbenschlag (sponsor), Lori Kolbenschlag, M. Photog., CPP, Stephen Thetford PPA President

Senoia Photographer Earns Master of Photography

Lori Kolbenschlag of Legacy Portraits recognized for superior image making and photographic service with a degree from Professional Photographers of America.

 Senoia, January 24, 2019- Lori Kolbenschlag, CPP (certified professional photographer) of Legacy Portraits in Senoia has earned the Master of Photography degree from Professional Photographers of America (PPA). The degree was presented to Kolbenschlag by PPA president Stephen Thetford, at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held January 20-22, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

 Earning the degree means that Kolbenschlag has met the standards of excellence set by PPA.  She has been awarded this degree in recognition of her superior photographic competence demonstrated through photographic competition, advanced education and service to the profession. In 2019, she was one of only 95 recipients internationally to earn this degree.

 Lori Kolbenschlag, CPP, is owner and photographer at Legacy Portraits.  Her studio is located near Peachtree City, Georgia, in the historic town of Senoia.  As an international award-winning photographer, her specialty is photographing newborns, children and young families.  Photography is an integral part of a family’s legacy, and capturing images that preserve a memory forever is her passion. Children grow up much too fast, and newborns change daily.  There is no better way to capture those moments than investing in a professional photographer.

 Professionally trained with a degree in commercial photography and digital imaging, Lori is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America, the American Society of Photographers and the Senoia Arts Collective.  Lori also shares her talent through three non-profits - Special Kids Photography of America, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, and The Tiny Sparrow Foundation

 Special Kids Photography of America caters to the unique needs of children with disabilities.  Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep trains, educates, and mobilizes professional photographers to provide beautiful heirloom portraits to families facing the untimely death of an infant.  The Tiny Sparrow Foundation provides professional photography to families of children with life threatening illnesses.

 You can contact Lori by phone at (770) 363-4791 or email Lori@LegacyPortraits.com.

 About PPA

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest and longest-standing nonprofit photography trade association with a 150-year history. It currently helps over 30,000 photographers worldwide elevate their craft and grow their business with resources, protection, and education.


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