Dr Michael Pritchard

Director Education and Public Affairs, Royal Photographic Society (Great Britain)

Dr Michael Pritchard is a photographic historian and Director of Education and Public Affairs, at the Royal Photographic Society. A former photography specialist at Christie’s auction house, he has worked on cataloguing the Kodak Historical Collection at the British Library and taught on a MA History of Photography course at De Montfort University. His PhD examined British photographic manufacturing and retailing between 1839 and 1914. He has produced many publications and lectures. His most recent book is “A history of photography in 50 Cameras”. He is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society and member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh – German Photography Society). He has been a selector and juror for many international photography awards and competitions.