Barbara Bower is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Photography, and she has studied with of the finest artists and photographers in the field. She holds the Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman Degrees from the Professional Photographers of America as well as the designation Certified Professional Photographer. In addition, she holds the Accolade of Lifetime Photographic Excellence Degree from Wedding and Portrait Photographers International.
Barbara has received numerous First, Second, and Third Place
Awards in WPPI print competitions and had the highest scoring
wedding print at a WPPI Award of Excellence Competition - a score
of 99! She received the highest-scoring portrait at a Society of
Northern Ohio Professional Photographers (SONOPP) Annual Print
Competition and received the SONOPP Service Award Medallion for
outstanding service to the association. Barbara's work has been
published in several photographic books and magazines, and she
coauthored the book Infrared Wedding Photography, published
by Amherst Media.