See the Difference Certified Professional Photographers Make
Every day consumers look for professionals who are certified; it's the most widely recognized credential. While they may not know a lot about professional photography, they know that hiring a certified professional ensures professional quality products and service. Consumers hire for CPAs, Licensed Contractors, Licensed Real Estate Agents, CPMs, Certified Event Planners, Certified Nurses... the list goes on! Why not hire a Certified Professional Photographer?
Consistency.CPPs know how to achieve great results every time. You get a strong collection of images that tell your story, not a few lucky snapshots, and you will work with someone who knows how to produce a quality image under any circumstances.
Technical Skills.CPPs are more than picture takers. They are students of art, lighting, posing, fashion and even interior design. They combine these elements to create images that fit your unique style and become works of art you will treasure for generations. Unique Artistry.CPPs have the skills to create unique, customized works of art not cookie-cutter pictures. They follow an artistic vision. It's your story captured as a collection of art.
Professionalism.When you hire a CPP, you know you're getting someone who is willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best possible images. They are business owners who thrive on customer service and satisfaction, and they continuously aim to produce products that exceed your and their best expectations. These images are keepsakes whose stories you'll tell time and time again and treasure forever.
Joshua and I welcome you to our studio's website and want to thank you for your interest in timeless professional portrait photography. We specialize in richly toned black and white portraiture of all ages and pets. Our style may appear simple but the years of advanced education, devoted time, and talent is combined to create each portrait.
The families who have trusted us over the last 10 years are people who value the art of photography. They display their commissioned pieces as wall art, albums, and smaller fine art pieces in their homes and offices. Please spend a few minutes browsing our site to learn about how our degrees, certification, and involvement within out community and the photographic industry are another layer of what sets us a part from any other studio. Contact us when you're ready to reserve your Portrait Study; we'll schedule an in person planning consultation to discuss the process and decide on your heirlooms. You'll get to hold and see samples of our art as well as ask questions. We make the experience of working with a professional photographer seamless and enjoyable - the way it should be.
-Alisha Cline, Cr. Photog, CPP
PPA Photographic Craftsman (Cr. Photog.)
The PPA's Photographic Craftsman Degree is one of the highest recognitions for speaking, writing and/or mentoring in photography. Photographers receiving this Degree have gone beyond the creation of images and dedicated their time to move the industry forward and encourage education.
Earning a minimum of 25 Merits are required before receiving the Degree - 13 must be from education/speaking at PPA and PPA Affiliate sponsored events and the remaining 12 from more speaking, service and volunteer work, and/or earning prints merits in the PPA's International Photographic Competition.
Black and White Artisan Portraits - Modern yet Timeless
We are Alisha Cline, Photographic Craftsman, CPP and Joshua Cline, a spouse duo who founded our studio in 2009. We specialize creative and timeless portraits of babies, children, tweens, HS seniors, and pets as well as the heirlooms our clients display in their homes.
2019 PPA IPC Grand Imaging Award Finalist in Illustrative/Commercial - Midnight Massacre
2019 PPA IPC Silver Medalist Photographer of the Year
2019 2nd Place in PPA District Print Competition - Southeast, Illustrative, Midnight Massacre, score 100 includes prints from Japan, China, Korea, and Australia along with 12 US States
2019 1st Place - Master Artist - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2019 Judges Choice given by Gena Tussey for "Thank You Berry Much" - GPPA
2019 Distinguished Award - Master Artist - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2019 Distinguished Award - Photographic Open, Pets - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 Photographer of the Year - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 CPP Award Recipient - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 Best of Show - Portraits - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 1st Place - Open Photographic - Portrait, Man - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 2nd Place - Open Photographic - Portrait, Pet/Animal - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 2nd Place - Open Photographic - Portrait, Teen - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 3rd Place - Open Photographic - Portrait, Teen - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2018 2nd Place - Open Photographic - Photojournalism - Georgia Professional Photographers Association
2017 1st Place - Open Photographic - Portrait, Men - Professional Photographers of South Carolina
2017 3rd Place - Open Photographic - Portrait, Seniors - Professional Photographers of South Carolina
2016 Professional Photographers of America International Photographic Competition - Open Portrait - Merit, General Collection - Child Portrait
2016 Professional Photographers of America International Photographic Competition - Open Portrait - Merit, General Collection - Pet Portrait
2014 Seniors and Youth National Conference - Award of Excellence - Graphic Design - Senior graduation announcement
2014 Seniors and Youth National Conference - Award of Excellence - Senior Portraits, Boy
JANUARY: MIXING MEDIUMS ART CLASS - Cartersville, GaJANUARY 19-21: ATTENDING IMAGINGUSA, Atlanta, Ga FEB 9: GPPA NW AREA MEETING - LIGHTING 101, Cartersville, Ga APRIL 27-28: GPPA SE AREA MEETING - SHOOTING ON LOCATION & IN PERSON SALES, Savannah, Ga MAY: SUPER 1 DAY "Printing and IPS" - Cartersville, GeorgiaMAY: SUPER 1 DAY "LIGHTING YOUR WAY TO STRONGER PORTRAITS" - Cartersville, Ga JULY 19: PPLA SOUTHERN PRO EXPOSURE - MIGHTY MINI SESSION- New Orleans, La JULY 21: APPA CAPTURE - MIGHTY MINI SESSION - Hot Springs, Ar JULY 26-29: CAMP CLINE - A 4 DAY INTENSE BOOTCAMP FROM 1st PHONE CALL TO AFTER FINAL DELIVERY (registration on site menu) August 3-4: LIGHTING AND POSING YOUR WAY TO STRONGER PORTRAITS - Cartersville, Ga SEPTEMBER 27-29: GPPA EXPOSED - CREATIVE LIGHTING - Savannah, Ga OCTOBER PPA SUPER 1 DAY: TBDOCTOBER PPA SUPER 1 DAY: TBD NOVEMBER 1 - PPoPA - MIXED MEDIA ***MERIT CLASS***! Metro-Philly Area, PANov. 3rd, PPoPA - Mighty Mini Sessions NOVEMBER 18: FLPPA TALLAHASSEE - MIGHTY MINI SESSIONS - Tallahassee, Florida Coming Soon! 2020: