Fine Art Photographer

Victoria, BC Award-Winning photographer Melissa Welsh has been creating fine-art photographs for almost twenty years. Her inspiration has always come from the natural world and her work is meant to bring a sense of wonder and calmness to the viewer. Melissa’s images are created along side her many adventures; climbing mountaintops, hiking through river valleys and traveling around the world.

Melissa’s fine art is available for purchase in limited and open editions on award-winning 100% cotton fine-art canvas. Sizes range from 24″ to 60″ at the longest.

Wishing For Wind - National Award Winning Photograph

Best Pictorial Photograph in Canada 2013 – Wishing for Wind

In 2013, she won a national award for Wishing for Wind, named Best Pictorial Photograph in Canada, then went on to represent Canada at the World Photographic Cup. Melissa’s work has been described as having a strong sense of composition and exceptional tonal range in her black and white images. Wishing for Wind is an open edition and is available in 3 sizes 24″, 36″ and 60″ in print or canvas.

Her best selling photograph is Weather Roots which is available in 3 sizes (24″, 30″ and 36″) in a limited edition of 50 each.
Weathered Roots was created on a hiking trip in Bryce Canyon in 2005. The first copy sold in Nelson, BC on the opening night of Melissa’s gallery.

If you would like to see yourself in one of Melissa’s fine-art works, please consider commissioning a portrait in her signature style. Melissa’s signature style combines her love of landscapes and her passion for portraits to create her clients a one-of-a-kind, original artwork for their home. The environment for the portraits are chosen together with the client and the session is planned around the seasons and time of day to create the finest photograph. Melissa has been creating these works across Canada for over ten years.