Anne-Marie Shumate is a Certified Professional Photographer. This is a designation granted by the Professional Photographic Certification Commission, the world's leading certification agency of imaging professionals. Those who have earned Certification have passed a comprehensive written examination measuring their technical expertise and have successfully submitted their work to a panel of judges for review and approval. Every five years, a Certified photographer must renew the credential with continuing education, assuring you that they maintain an unmatched level of expertise and development. Less than 3% of all photographers hold this mark of excellence.