"PPA's International Photographic Competition Is The Gold Standard For Photography Competitions And Features The Best Of The Best Photographers From Around The World Every Year. Having An Image "Go Loan"—Chosen For Inclusion In The World's Most Prestigious Photo Exhibit—Is An Achievement Pro Photographers Cherish." - Quote From The PPA IPC Website.
PPA Master Photographer
PPA Photographic Craftsman
PPA Certified Professional Photographer
World Photographic Cup 2017 - Japan
Team USA - silver Medal
4th place Commercial Category
2017 Winner of the GRAND IMAGING AWARD
Panel Of 46 Jurors From Across The United States
Selected "Send in the Clowns" as the BEST print
out of Nearly 5,700 Total Entries.
2017 GRAND IMAGING AWARD - 1st & 2nd Place
2016 GRAND IMAGING AWARD - 2nd Place
PPA International Diamond Photographer of the Year
Panel Of 43 Jurors From Across The United States
Selected The Top Photographs
From Nearly 5,200 Total Entries.
Judged Against A Standard Of Excellence,
1,085 Were Selected For The
Loan Collection—The Best Of The Best.
The Level Of The Award Is Determined By
How Many Of Those Four Images Receive The Highest Possible Honor:
Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver & Bronze
Barbara Breitsameter Received The Highest Possible Award.
She Was One Of Only 35 Diamond Photographers Of The Year.