Bryan Welsh – PPA M. Photog., Cr., CPP, API. FP-OR

Sponsored by McKenna.
Bryan Welsh
Bryan Welsh

Twelve Elements of a Merit Print – Principles to Become a Better Photographer and Businessperson

Using the Twelve Elements of a Merit Print as a guide, Bryan will show how you can use the principles of Image Competition to become a better photographer and businessperson.

Learn to make everything you do merit worthy. Applying the 12 elements to every part of your work will help you see your photography and your business in a whole new way.

Bryan will mix in some proven marketing systems that will align you with your target market and your ideal customer.

This program will unlock a new way to apply the elements.  Each of the elements will be broken down and overlaid onto aspects of your photography, business and life.

About Bryan…


Bryan Welsh, a second-generation photographer, is recognized for his creative stylized journalistic photography by both his clients and peers. Bryan has taught at the Professional Photographers of America national convention IUSA, PPA Super One Days and to State and Local PPA photography affiliates across the country.

He is an approved juror with the Oregon Professional Photographers Association and has taught classes on image competition as well. Bryan takes pride in helping aspiring photographers and enjoys following their successes in competition.

He has received numerous merits and awards in image competitions on both a local and national level that include – PPA Loan Collections, Fuji MASTERPIECE Awards and Kodak Gallery Awards. His images and articles have appeared in Studio Photography and PPA Professional Photographer magazine(s) as well as used in Nikon’s National advertising.

Bryan has the Masters of Photography & Photographic Craftsman Degree from Professional Photographers of America (M. Photog., Cr.), is a Certified Professional Photographer (CPP), has the Fellow of Photography Degree from the Oregon Professional Photographers Association (FP-OR) and is a member of the American Society of Photographers (ASP). Bryan also holds the status of an Approved Photographic Instructor (API) from PPA and has over 100 speaking merits (EDU100) at over 60 speaking engagements.

Bryan is the Past President of the Oregon Professional Photographers Association and the elected PPA Councilor (2016-18) for the State of Oregon.

Bryan’s Work