Rockville/ North Betheda photographer wins state award
By SHEMAIAH ELLIS
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Rockville photographer wins state award -- Gazette.Net
Jill Bochicchio of Rockville/ North Bethesda was named Master Portrait Photographer of the Year last month by the Maryland Professional Photographers Association.
Bochicchio received seven other awards: the Meyer Rivkind Memorial Award for Best Portrait of the Year; Best Portrait of a Man; the Certified Professional Photographer Award for a member with the highest-scoring print; the American Society of Photographers Elite Award for the highest-scoring member; a place in the associations Traveling Loan Collection; the Court of Honor; and the 25 Merit Bar combined degree.
Im deeply honored by the recognition given to me by my fellow professional photographers, Bochicchio said in a news release. I always take great joy in exceeding my clients expectations. The additional recognition by my peers is an added gratification. Portraiture is my specialty and to be acknowledged as the leading photographer for the state of Maryland is simply wonderful.
Bochicchio also has won five Kodak Gallery Awards, most recently in 2011. A winner of many photographic excellence awards throughout her career, her images have been published in books and magazines, and on CD covers.
Jill A. Bochicchio
Master, Craftsman, Certified
PPA, SEPPA, MDPPA
MDPPA Past President and Chairman of the Board
2013/2014 Master Portrait Photographer Of The Year
2012 Master Illustrative Photographer Of The Year MDPPA
2012 Loan Collection PPA
NATIONAL Award Recipient 2010
MDPPA Life Member 2009
SEPPA Award Recipient 2009
5 Kodak Gallery Awards (most recent) 2011
International Award Winning Photography
Official photographer for The National Philharmonic for 17+ years.
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