MPI PROGRAM DETAILS
The MPI International Photographic Degree Program (IPDP) has been created to inspire, reassure, and educate photographers who
are dedicated to the art of photography. The program facilitates photographers
who are committed in growing their experience or challenge themselves in
staying up to date with current industry standards.
With the MPI International Photographic Degree Program (IPDP), members are able to work towards more than one degree at a time.
Program degrees are based on the following photographic categories.
- Commercial Category
- Digital Artist Category
- Fine Art Category
- Nature Category
- Portrait Category
- Wedding Category
The MPI IPDP program adheres to the following levels earned when entering the MPI Annual Awards.
MASTER DEGREE IN ONE OF THE 6 CATEGORIES
Images - 10 silver or higher per Master's Degree
Plus one or more accreditation per master degree in that master category.
® GRAND MASTER DEGREE IN ONE OF THE 6 CATEGORIES
Master degree in the same category.
Sealed images - 8 gold sealed images or higher in the same category.
Example, you must have earned a Master in Fine Art Photography first before
earning your Grand Master in Fine Art Photography Points.
GRAND MASTER HONOR - 3 GRAND MASTERS IN CATEGORY DEGREES
GRAND MASTER BARS
Sealed Images - 10 gold sealed images or higher in a category
10 Images in a single class
SEALED IMAGES ARE AWARDED WITH
Bronze Award * 80% - 84.99%
Silver Award * 85% - 89.99%
Gold Award * 90% - 94.99%
Platinum Award * 95% - 100%