These 30–40-minute mini-sessions are designed to help you understand the different aspects of the Merit Image Review process and to get an in depth look what the jurors look for in a Merit image.
Topics range from “How to enter”, “How the Merit Image Review Will Help Your Everyday Photography” to “Understanding the 12 Elements of a Merit Image”.
Programs are scheduled on the hour and members are encouraged to come and ask questions of our speakers.
Located in the IPC display area during Expo hours
How to Enter and Earn Your Wedding Degree
Jamie Hayes, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, ABI, API, ABI, API
PPA Degree Programs and How to Earn a Degree
Cris Duncan, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP
How entering MIR can elevate your day to day work
Gary Hughes, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
Utilizing the Element of Impact in the Merit Image Review
Ella Carlson, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP, F-ASP, EA-ASP
The New Merit Image Review Q&A
Rich Newell, M.Photog.Cr.
How to successfully add purchased elements when entering MIR
Richard Sturdevant, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr.
Utilizing the Element of Creativity in the Merit Image Review
Bob Coates, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP, EA-ASP
Understanding the 12 Elements of a Merit Image
Carl Caylor, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
Top 10 Mistakes Made When Entering the Merit Image Review
Joan Genest, M.Photog.Cr.
How to Enter and Earn your PPA Master of Photography Degree
Gregory Daniel, M.Photog.Cr., M.Photog.Hon.M.Photog.Cr., CPP, F-ASP
Utilizing the Element of Storytelling in the Merit Image Review
Kristy Steeves, M.Photog., M.Photog.Cr., CPP
How to Enter and Earn Your Artist Degree
Kimberly Smith, M.Photog.M.Artist.Cr., CPP