Brian Merry is originally from the beautiful province of Nova Scotia and now lives and works as a photographer in spectacular Banff, Alberta. He moved to Banff after graduating from Acadia University earning a BSc. with honours in biology in 1996 and has been living in the Canadian Rockies ever since. He started in landscape photography in the 1980s in Nova Scotia after getting his first film SLR camera for Christmas from his parents and he hasn't looked back since.
Brian is a published writer/photographer in Outdoor Photography Canada with a feature article, Kootaney Mountain Culture Magazine and he's been published on numerous reputable blogs writing about the relationship between composition, landscape photography, wildlife photography and achieving emotional communication through your photographs. Brian is also the publisher and editor of the ILPA Landscape and Wildlife Photography Weekly newsletter. You can read, and sign up for the ILPA weekly newsletter here.
Brian has been a professional photographer since 1997 and has been leading tours and workshops since 2009. He is the president of the International Landscape Photographers' Association and continues to travel, photograph and write while developing new tours and workshops across Canada, in Cuba and in Japan. He does all of this while trying hard to be a good husband!
Brian is the president of the International Landscape Phitographers' association and an accredited nature photographer with the Profesional Photographers of Canada. He earned a BSc. with honours in Biology from Acadia University where he worked as a lab instructor for various biology courses while concurrently earning his degree. He's a past associate instructor at lakeland College at their fire fighting school in Vermillion, Alberta. Teaching and photography are two of his greatest passions in life.
You can learn more about Brian and see some of his work on his website or you can call him toll free to talk at 1-855-763-1114.