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Accredited Professional

Why choose an Accredited Photographer? 

As a specialist in their chosen field, a PPOC Accredited professional photographer has the proven experience, knowledge and equipment to provide you with a quality product in their area of expertise. PPOC’s Accreditation process recognizes photographers who have reached a nationally accepted standard of proficiency and knowledge in photographic arts and is able to demonstrate their capability of delivering image excellence in a chosen field and sets them apart as being industry leaders.  Photographers who have earned Accreditations have successfully completed the highest requirements from a panel of qualified judges across Canada.

Schae Philpott

Schae is a storyteller and creator at heart that couldn't live without a camera in her hand. With an early background of dance training and musical theatre, Schae has always been in love with the arts. When she picked up a camera at a young age and began experiementing, the world of imagery and light became her true calling.

Schae is one of the few Members of the Professional Photographers of Canada in Southern Alberta and an Accredited Professional in "Wedding Environmental." Just recently, she received a prestigious award for "Best in Class" for the Wedding Photojournalistic category in the 2018 National Image Salon. 

In 2015 she obtained her MRU Business Degree and her business was born shortly after. She has been featured with companies such as Looks Like Film, Blush Magazine, Style Inspired Weddings, and Sokimi Supply; she has also worked with clients all over the western provinces from Vancouver to Saskatchewan. 

A Note From Schae

I am so happy and honoured you are taking the time to learn more about me and my work! I LOVE people and I love capturing every client's unique story. I don't specialize in just one area of photography, but rather in real authentic moments that capture who you are. I find these moments in weddings, couples, grad, and lifestyle photography. Sweet moments and authentic memories are everything and why I do what I do. For me, it is never just about taking photos- it is more about telling your story.

More about me? I love watching Netflix (my husband and I are huge TV geeks), walking to Starbucks for a tea, and cuddling my two rescue dogs! You can probably spot me at the movie theatre once a week or at Winners digging through all the racks of clothes! Rainy days make me smile, chai tea lattes are my jam, and there is something about online shopping that I can't live without. Watching the Bachelor takes up a lot of my time and I will finish this paragraph by saying that I am way too gullible and laugh a lot <3

If you are someone that loves to have fun, laugh, and wants their story told, I want to capture it in a way that makes you see how beautiful it really is.

Love, Schae

Awards

Best in Class- Photojournalistic Wedding - 2018 National Image Salon
Accredited Photographer with the PPOC, 2017
Two Top 100 Images + Finalist- Wedding Party + Lifestyle Category, International Shoot + Share Contest, 2018
Accepted Image, National Image Salon, Wedding Photojournalistic, 2018
Featured, Looks Like Film, 2018
Voted in Top 3 Best Photographers in Medicine Hat, AB, 2017
In Top Three Best Rated Photographer in Medicine Hat, 2017
Featured, Sokimi Supply, 2015
Winner, Shoot + Share Worldwide Contest, 20th Place Internationally 2017
Finalist, Shoot + Share, 2016, 2017
Featured, Blush Magazine, 2017
Featured, Style Inspired Weddings, 2017