Ray Lowe Hon FMPA – Directing the next steps of the MPA Journey.
Ray Lowe, Interim Chairman of the MPA board has played many active roles in the associations history. As a director Ray spearheaded the changes in the Cherubs Programme between 2013 -2016. His expert knowledge of this arena comes from over 25 years of being at the forefront of Cherubs.
Ray owns a busy successful high street studios in Hertfordshire, established in 1975, and today employs 11 staff, 4 of whom are qualified photographers.
With three Fellowships and a Master Craftsman’s Degree in America and The Qualified European Photographers, Ray has Chaired the QEP qualification judging panels as well as the Master Photographers Association and the Kodak Gold Awards. Ray also held a 12 month Presidency with the MPA in 2005, where he travelled the country sharing his passion for teaching and raising the standards of professional photography.
Ray has lectured and judged for over 30 years for Fuji and Kodak as well as other professional bodies around the world and currently mentors over 25 photographers a year for professional qualifications.
Affectionally known as ‘The Godfather’…Ray can often be found talking to his beloved Koi, racing round with his new partner in ‘crime’ Darcy, his beautiful grand daughter, whilst running the London & Essex Region and helping others succeed.