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Local Photographer Earns Recertification

David Koster of Rehoboth Beach, DE Maintains Excellence as one of Four Certified Professional Photographers (CPP) in Delaware.

David Koster of Rehoboth Beach, DE reaffirmed his status as an elite photographer, once again earning the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) designation from Professional Photographers of America (PPA).

Koster who owns and operates Portraits In The Sand in Rehoboth Beach, DE, successfully completed the requirements required to keep his CPP designation.

Every three years, CPPs must show that they have maintained the mark of excellence that the CPP designation represents. Koster earned this designation after meeting challenging requirements that measure his artistic and technical competence. He has been certified since 2004. PPA currently recognizes fewer than 2,500 Certified Professional Photographers and ONLY 4 in Delaware.

“These days, anyone with a camera can say they’re a photographer. But, just because you have a typewriter, that doesn’t make you an Ernest Hemmingway. Certification proves my technical competence and that I know enough about business to consistently deliver a quality product.” David Koster, CPP

Professional Photographers of America is the leading body for certifying imaging professionals in the U.S. Certified Professional Photographers must pass a written examination, submit a portfolio for review and adhere to a strict code of conduct that upholds their mark of excellence. Certification must be renewed every three years, ensuring continuing confidence in the professionalism of Certified Professional Photographers.

For more information on PPA visit To learn more about the certification program go to and to see the difference of Koster's work and for booking information, visit

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