This evening we welcome back to the club well-known local photographer Ross McKelvey MPAGB FIPF EFIAP/S FBPE. Ross will be demonstrating some of the advanced Photoshop techniques that have contributed to his significant successes over the years.
Awarded over 250 Medals in National & International Exhibitions since 2010, photography has long been a passion for Ross. He regularly competes in National and International Photographic Salons - mostly in Print sections. In April 2013 he became only the second photographer from N.Ireland to obtain the Master Award from the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (MPAGB). In May 2014 he was awarded the Fellowship of the Irish Photographic Federation (FIPF) - the highest award they confer, for a Panel of 20 monochrome portrait prints. He is now member of the IPF Distinctions Assessment Panel. In June 2017 he received the Excellence FIAP/Gold (EFIAP/G) distinction from the Federation Internationale De l'Art Photographique, in recognition of having 750+ prints accepted into at least 20 different Countries, collecting numerous awards and medals along the way. In 2016 he achieved the Fellowship of the British Photographic Exhibitions (FBPE) becoming only the 25th FBPE in 25 years of its existence.