Member Details

Name: Betsy Finn
Credentials: M.Photog., Cr.
Studio Name: Betsy's Photography
Address: 902 Marshall Lakes Drive
City/State/Zip: Dexter, MI 48130
State Eligibilty: MI
Phone: 734-424-0472
Email: Contact Member
Website: http://www.betsysphotography.com

Biography

Betsy has been creating images for clients since 2005, and has specialized in creating portraits for over a decade.  In 2010, she was named one the industry's up-and-coming photographers to watch by PPA.  Her home studio has been featured in Professional Photographer Magazine, and on DIY Network's reality show, "Renovation Realities."

Her portraits have won numerous awards and have been featured in exhibitions and art shows.  She is a contributing writer* for Professional Photographer magazine as well as a seasoned educator.  Some of her accomplishments are listed below.

Degrees + Education:

  • Master Photographer (2012)
  • Photographic Craftsman (2010)
  • Hope College, B.A.s in Studio Art (Photography) and Business Management (2005)

Accolades + Awards:

  • Master Photographer (2012)
  • Photographic Craftsman (2010)
  • DPPA Service Degree Medallion (2011)
  • Michigan Service Award (2011)
  • Michigan's Top 7 Photographer (2008, 2009)
  • PPA Photographer of the Year, Bronze (2008, 2009)
  • DPPA Best of Show (2008, 2009)
  • CPP (2005-2016)

Current Member

  • Professional Photographers of America
  • American Society of Photographers
  • Ann Arbor Women Artists

Volunteer + Leadership Positions:

  • NILMDTS digital retouch artist (2020-present)
  • NILMDTS area coordinator + photographer (2008-2010)
  • Michigan Councilor, PPA (2009-2012)
  • PPA Forum Committee (2009-1011 + chair for a portion thereof)
  • DPPA Board Member (2009-2010)
  • GLIP Board Member (2009-2010)

Past Speaking Engagements:

  • Imaging USA
  • Super Monday - PPA
  • Michigan - MMPPA, MTPPA
  • Ohio - PPNO
  • New Hampshire - NHPPA
  • Tennessee - TNPPA (Memphis, Nashville, Chattanooga, Knoxville PPA affiliates)
  • Virginia - VPPA
  • Assorted Webinars

*over the years, Betsy has had more than 140 articles published in Professional Photographer, plus additional pieces in other publications.

Member Work