Awards

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

1991     Boudoir

1992     Children’s Portraits

1993     General Portrait

1993     Studio Weddings

1993     Wedding Story

2000     Environmental Couples

2000     Environmental Families

2015     Travel Illustration