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Bob Moore celebrates national photographic award - Bob Moore is awarded with The Royal Photographic Societys Fenton Medal
Bob was presented with the award by RPS president John Page (Hon FRPS) at the recent Royal Photographic Society 150th Anniversary Award Ceremony, held at the BAFTA headquarters in London.
The medal was established in 1980 and is named after Roger Fenton, one of the Societys founders. It is awarded annually to a member or non-member who has made an outstanding contribution to the work of The Royal Photographic Society and photography in general.
John Page commented, Bob has been a tireless and generous supporter
of The RPS.
He is a Past President, has run the Midlands region and chaired several distinction panels.
Bob has encouraged and taught photography over many years with great enthusiasm.
He has done an enormous amount to move photography forward, especially in the digital field.
Bob said, I am extremely honoured to receive the award, particularly in a year when fellow award winners included such talented individuals as photographer David Hockney and Film-maker Sir Ridley Scott.
I have been in the industry for over 30 years, but continue to be as passionate about photography as when I first started out.
Bob co-ordinates a range of courses and workshops at Jessops School of Photography, based at The World Camera Centre in Leicester, where he also lectures.
President of The Royal Photographic Society from 1994 - 1996, Bob is current
chair of The RPS Visual Arts Panel for Associateship and Fellowship Admissions.
He has won of over 200 awards in national and international exhibitions.