MARLENE FAST HLM, MPA, SPA, F.Ph.
Accredited Member of the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) and it’s Manitoba chapter (PPOC-MB)
HLM – Honourary Life Member (PPOC and PPOC-MB)
MPA – Master of Photographic Arts (PPOC)
SPA – Service of Photographic Arts (PPOC)
F.Ph. – The Honour of Fellowship (PPOC-MB)
DEGREES – HONOURS – AWARDS – ACHIEVEMENTS
1988 Served as President of PPOC-MB
1993 'The Honour of Fellowship' PPOC-MB
1993 'Craftsman of Photographic Arts' PPOC
1995 'Master of Photographic Arts' PPOC
1999 'Service of Photographic Arts' PPOC
2000 Amethyst Level for Fellowship PPOC-MB
2000 1st Bar for Masters PPOC
2000 Served as President of PPOC-MB
2001 Served as President of PPOC-MB
2001 2nd Bar for Masters PPOC
2001 Emerald Level for Fellowship PPOC-MB
2001 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year - Lifetime Achievement Category (Women Business Network of Manitoba)
2003 3rd Bar for Masters PPOC
2007 4th Bar for Masters PPOC
2007 Sapphire Level for Fellowship PPOC-MB
2008 Presented with an Honourary Life Membership through PPOC-MB
2012 5th Bar for Masters PPOC
2013 6th Bar for Masters PPOC
2019 7th Bar for Masters PPOC
2019 1st Bar for Service of Photographic Arts PPOC
PPOC-MB PROVINCIAL AWARDS
1989 Kodak Wedding Gallery Award 'Stand By Me'
1989 Top Wedding Award 'Stand By Me'
1990 Kodak Unclassified Gallery Award 'Calm Before the Storm'
1990 Most Creative Award 'Calm Before the Storm'
1990 Top Unclassified Award 'Calm Before the Storm'
1995 Kodak Portrait Gallery Award 'Les Petites Mademoiselles'
1995 Top Portrait Award 'Les Petites Mademoiselles'
1995 Presidents Trophy (Highest Scoring Print) 'Les Petites Mademoiselles'
1998 Presidents Trophy (Highest Scoring Print) 'Romantic Encounter'
1998 Top Wedding Award 'Romantic Encounter' (2 Judges Choice Ribbons)
1999 Top Portrait Award 'Solitude' (Judges Choice Ribbon)
1999 Top Wedding Portrait 'Interlude'
2000 Kodak Portrait Gallery Award 'Our Family'
2000 Top Portrait Award - Portrait 'Our Family' (Judges Choice Ribbon)
2000 Manitoba Portrait Photographer of the Year
2002 Top Wedding Portrait 'Waiting' (Judges Choice Ribbon)
2002 Kodak Wedding Gallery Award 'Waiting'
2009 One of 6 nominees for Manitoba’s Photographer of the Year
2011 One of 2 nominees for Manitoba’s Photographer of the Year
2011 One of 3 nominees for Canada’s Photographic Artist of the Year
PPOC NATIONAL AWARDS
1994 Top Child Portrait 'Les Petites Mademoiselles'
1994 Loan Collection 'Les Petites Mademoiselles'
1996 Loan Collection 'Little Women'
1997 Top Wedding Group 'The Kiss'
1997 Loan Collection 'The Kiss'
1999 Fuji Wedding Awards - Merit Category
2011 Loan Collection 'Rhythm of the Night'
2017 Loan Collection 'Daddy Isn't Coming Back'
PPOC NATIONAL ACCREDITATIONS
1985 General Wedding
1992 Children’s Portraits
1993 General Portrait
1993 Studio Weddings
1993 Wedding Story
2000 Environmental Couples
2000 Environmental Families
2015 Travel Illustration