Bri Thatcher – September 19, 2019

Speaker – Bri Thatcher

Bri Thatcher

Bri is the featured speaker at our “3rd Thursday” meeting on September 19. 2019.  Here is a preview of her presentation:

Nothing will increase the level of your work more quickly that competing in PPA (Professional Photographers of America) style print competition. This presentation will give you an introduction into the often confusing world of PPA print competition.  Topics she will cover are:

  • How PPA image competition is structured at the local, state, and national levels
  • The image scoring system and categories
  • The 12 elements of a merit image
  • What I’ve learned and how I’ve grown as a photographer through PPA image competition
  • The benefits of PPA membership

About Bri Thatcher

  • She is a Certified Professional Photographer.
  • She graduated from the University of Texas with degree in Radio TV Film.
  • She’s worked in video game production and video production.
  • She’s been running her own studio since 2018.
  • A true visual generalist – “I love to shoot everything!”
  • She’s been on the board of Austin PPA since 2017.
  • She has multiple awards at APPA local monthly and annual competitions.
  • She was the 2018 PPA Bronze Medalist Photographer of the Year.

See her wonderful work at her web site at

Meeting Details:

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 starting at 7 PM.

Location: United Christian Church at 3500 West Parmer Lane, Austin, TX. 78727 – MAP


7:00-7:10 PM Meet & Greet
7:10-7:20 PM Meeting announcements, Guest introductions
7:20-9:15 PM Featured Speaker presentation

2020 Officer Nominations

The North Austin Pƒotographic Society will be electing its 2020 Club Officers at a November meeting. Any 2019 club member in good standing may be nominated as an officer. To nominate yourself now for a position, please email your contact info and statement of interest to The official description and duties for each officer can be found on the NAPƒS web site as part of the club bylaws. Positions open include:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary – Membership
  • Treasurer
  • Competition Coordinator
  • Marketing – PR Coordinator
  • Program Coordinator