Expert Profiles

Tracy Calder

Macro photographer

Tracy has more than 20 years of experience in the photo magazine industry, and has worked on the editorial teams of Outdoor Photography and Amateur Photographer, where she was responsible for running the magazine’s annual photography competition, APOY.

She has written numerous photography books, including one on close-up and macro photography (her specialist subject), which has been translated into French and Chinese. Her work has appeared in more than 25 consumer magazines, as well as on the walls of The Photographers’ Gallery and The National Portrait Gallery in London. In 2009 she embarked on a mission to visit and photograph all 7,749 islands in Britain – the current figure stands at 486.

She is the co-founder of Close-up Photographer of the Year (CUPOTY) – a competition, blog, and creative community celebrating the wonder of close-up, macro and micro photography.

All images © Tracy Calder