The camera always lies

9 October 2003


Buffet at 5.30pm. Talk at 6.00pm.

Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Peter Jost Centre, School of Computing and Mathematical, John Moore's University, Byrom Street, Liverpool. View a map of Liverpool JMU

Mike McNamee BSc, FRPS, FBPPA


Mike McNamee is a Graduate Mechanical Engineer from the University of Salford with 25 years experience in industry. He was formerly Technology Director of an international research team and also guided the corporate identity, reporting and presentation facilities of the company.

A Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, he has won a number of National and International awards and his photography is used all over the world in encyclopaedias, text books, CD covers, scientific journals, calendars, magazines and newspapers.

Mike has been involved with digital imaging technology since its early days, winning the 1981 Struers International Award for work on digital image analysis. He has lectured in both Europe and America on specialised photographic techniques as well as authoring countless numbers of reports, books, scientific papers and patents. He has edited a number of national magazines including "Digital Photographer" and "Digital Photographer and Creative Imaging".

He is currently Editor of Professional Imagemaker. He is presently conducting a nationwide tour of seminars for Epson, Adobe and Nikon. This season he has been invited to speak to the AGM of the Royal Photographic Society Digital Imaging Group, The AIMS European Medical Illustrators Conference, and for both Nikon and SWPP at Focus on Imaging at the NEC.

His talk will be a light-heated look at what happens to images on their way from camera to print. He will also be showing some of the colour control available to the modern desktop publisher and the creation of the spectacular 4GB panoramas.