Ross McKelvey MPAGB FIPF EFIAP/g FBPE - Awarded over 250 Medals in National & International Exhibitions Photography has been his passion for several years.
Ross still regularly competes in National and International Photographic Salons - mostly in Print sections. His most successful genre is probably portraiture and fine art, but he also enjoys everything from Sport to Nature and digital composites. He owns Catchlight Studio in Belfast, and people come from far and wide to attend his lighting, portraiture and photoshop workshops.
He is currently the only photographer from N.Ireland to hold the Master Award from the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (MPAGB) - an award which is judged to "the Highest Standards of UK Amateur Photography" and he has since added 2 Fellowships, with the Fellowship of the Irish Photographic Federation
(FIPF) and the Fellowship of the British Photographic Exhibitions (FBPE).
In June 2017, he received the Excellence FIAP Gold (EFIAP/g) distinction from the Federation Internationale De l'Art Photographique, in recognition of having
Awarded in 2018 and 2019, No.1 exhibitor in the World for large monochrome prints by the Photographic Society of America in its annual "Who's Who in Photography" publication.
500+ prints accepted into at least 20 different Countries, collecting
500+ numerous awards and medals along the way.