Phil Melia ABIPP MA has over twenty years of full time, self employed professional photography experience, working with a diverse spectrum of clients both in the studio and on location worldwide. His calm nature and professional versatility are key assets when working with people who share his enthusiasm for creative, stylised imagery that enhances and compliments his customer’s own ethos.

From his studio gallery in the picturesque heart of Saddleworth he offers clients a wide range of still and moving image photography services, both on location throughout the UK Europe as well as in the studio. These include Corporate Portraiture, Products, Advertising, Interior and Exterior, Industrial, Annual Report & Accounts, Tenders, Fashion, Editorial & Documentary, Site Progress, Pack-Shots, and corporate fine art photography.

There is always an open invitation for an informal chat, over a brew and a biscuit, to anyone who wishes to enhance their company’s own visual representation in order to attract new business. Please call Phil on 07973 204849 or email to set up a chat


High quality digital photography and corporate video services for use in advertising, marketing, promotional literature, websites, press releases, annual reports, exhibition panels, product catalogues, point of sale material and packaging.


  • Phil Melia Photography

    1992 - Current
    Owner - Phil Melia Photography
  • Paul Francis Photography, Manchester

    Senior Advertising & Industrial Photographer
    1989 - 1992
    Senior Advertising & Industrial Photographer setting up and managing a photographic studio
  • Reeve Photography, Cambridge

    Senior Advertising & Industrial Photographer
    1988 - 1989
    Senior Advertising & Industrial Photographer working on both studio and location assignments
  • Dawson Strange Photography, Cobham, Surrey

    Junior Location Photographer
    1986 - 1988
    Junior Location Photographer responsible for the company's location photography assignments

Education History

  • Masters Degree in international Documentary, Travel and Photojournalism Photography

    The University of Bolton
    2006 - 2007
    Masters Degree in international Documentary, Travel and Photojournalism Photography
  • HND in Photography

    Salisbury College of Art
    1983 - 1986
    HND in Advertising Photography
  • Foundation Course in Art & Design

    The Gamble Institute, St Helens
    1982 - 1983
    Foundation Course in Art & Design


Associate of The British Institute of Professional Photography Masters Degree in International Documentary, Travel and Photojournalism Photography

Clubs and Associations

British Institute of Professional Photography

Interests and Hobbies

The arts, cinema, football, cricket, rugby league

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