We are so proud to announce that Kelly Settle, owner of Kelly Ann Commercial Photography, was awarded the degree of Master of Photography at the Imaging USA 2024 Conference in Louisville, KY, on Monday, January 29, 2024. Kelly was recognized for superior photographic skills demonstrated by image excellence in portraits, illustrative, commercial and reportage as well as advanced education and service to the industry. After becoming a Certified Professional Photographer in 2019, Kelly knew that she wanted to achieve the next level of excellence in her craft. The process involves submitting a portfolio of images for review by a panel of experienced judges who evaluate each submission with a discerning eye. Achieving this honor is a testament to the photographer’s dedication to continuous learning and a pursuit of excellence. Her mentor, Joe Glyda, was in attendance to present her coveted medal Congratulations to Kelly on this huge accomplishment!
Kelly says “I am so proud to have accomplished this distinction.  The knowledge and creative growth I gained while pursuing this degree is amazing. I can now translate that into my work with clients.  I want to thank my colleagues, mentors and family  for their encouragement.”