Douglas Murdoch is a photographer based in Scotland with an interest in landscape and experimental imagery. He has many years experience in exhibiting, consulting and lecturing in photography. He
has developed his photography in two distinct areas: The Panoramic Series, producing abstract images of natural landscapes, water and geological features, and The Polaroid Series, using
techniques to produce highly original and abstract fine art images.
1987 The Open University: Bachelor of Arts
1983 Napier University, Edinburgh: Higher Diploma Photography
1981 British Institute of Professional: Photography Professional Qualifying Exam
1997 Fellow British Institute of Professional Photography
1997 Fellow Royal Photographic Society
Fellowship British Institute of Professional Photography: Awarded for "exceptional imagery and proven professionalism"
Fellowship Royal Photographic Society: Awarded for "extensive experience and unique techniques in Polaroid imaging"
Federation of European Photographers - Qualified European Photographer: Awarded for "sustained excellence in imaging and industrial professionalism"
1981 - 2004 Photographic Consultancy
1983 - 1999 Principal Tutor of Photography: Edinburgh's Telford College
1983 - 1999 Scottish Qualifications Authority: National Assessor
1989 Strathclyde University, Glasgow: Further Education Teaching Qualification
2000 British Institute of Professional Photography, Scottish Region: Gold merit award
1999 British Institute of Professional Photography, Scottish Region: National Trophy for illustrative images and four gold awards for pictorial images
1998 British Institute of Professional Photography National Print Exhibition: Awarded one gold and six silver distinctions
1997 Polaroid award for cameras and materials: Sponsorship of a full-page colour advertisement in 'The Directory'
1997 Photonica: Contracted to publicise and market images with a minimum l ibrary catalogue (print and CD) issue of 100,000 worldwide
1997 British Institute of Professional Photography National Print Exhibition: Awarded one gold and five silver medals for innovative image creation
1999 The Watershed Gallery, Bristol: Exhibition of Polaroid works.
October 1998 The Royal Institute of Architects Scotland, Edinburgh 'The Land': Exhibition of panoramic landscapes
1998 The Steigenberger Hotel, Berlin: Requested by British Embassy as part of Scottish Trade and Culture Fair
2002 Travelling Exhibition by The Royal Photographic Society: Venues included Shetland, Inverness, Stirling and Edinburgh
2000 The Sharjah Arts Museum, United Arab Emirates: Exhibition on international artists' work
2000 Travelling Exhibition by The Royal Photographic Society: Venues included Shetland, Inverness, Stirling and Edinburgh
1998 Travelling Exhibition from British Institute of Professional Photography: Venues included London, Swansea, Birmingham and Liverpool
1998 Manchester GBM 'Size': Large image works exhibition
1998 Tampere, Finland 'Pan Horama' : Panoramic images exhibition
1997 Travelling Exhibition from The British Institute of Professional Photography: Venues included Isle of Wight , Birmingham, Guernsey and London
1995 Melrose Station Gallery, Melrose
1995 Royal Photographic Society: 141st Annual Open International Print
Federation of European Photographers, QEP illustrated first edition book
British institute of Professional Photography Fellowship paper 'Developing visual literacy: how can we educate young consumers?'
Full colour page in 'The Directory': Sponsored by Polaroid
Photonica World Catalogue
British Institute of Professional Photography: National Exhibition Catalogues
Royal Photographic Society: International Exhibition Catalogue