Papp Elek

He was born on the 20th August 1965, in Nagykőrös, Hungary. A qualified optician, optometrist, contactologist. He graduated as an engineer in 1986, and as a teacher-engineer in 1989 from KKVMF (Kandó Kálmán College of Electrical Engineering) and as an optometrician in 1995 from HIETE (Hajnal Imre University of Medicine). His master was István Tóth, "The Excellent Photographer of the Century" (New York 1980)

He has had his photos juried on international exhibitions since 2002. As a recognition to his outstanding photographic work, the Photographic Society of America asked him to be one of their members. He was ten times within the Top 25 best photographers of the PSA Journal’s statistics of „Who's Who in Photography“ as the only Hungarian.

His honored titles:

Sextuple first in Who's Who in Photography
The Photographer of the Year (MAFOSZ) 2011, 2007, 2006, 2005
The Photographer of the Year (MFVSZ) 2013, 2011, 2009
Hungart Creative Fellowship 2009
Prima Prize of Mid-Hungary 2007
The Photographer of the Year - by TIT (Association of Popular Education) 2007, 2004


Studies:

  • 1995 Hajnal Imre University of Medicine (optometrist, contactologist
  • 1989 Kandó Kálmán College of Electrical Engineering (teacher engineer)
  • 1986 Kandó Kálmán College of Electrical Engineering

Memberships:

  • 2011 Master Photographer of FIAP (MFIAP - Master Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique)
  • 2010 Excellence Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique (EFIAP)
  • 2009 Canon Pro Club (Platinum)
  • 2008 Artiste Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique (AFIAP)
  • 2008 Associate Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography (AWIEP)
  • 2007 Society of Hungarian Art Photgraphers
  • 2006 National Association of Hungarian Artists
  • 2006 Photographic Society of America
  • 2002 World Association of Art Photographers
  • 2001 Association of Cegléd Artists
  • 2000 Photoclub, Cegléd

Contact: pappelek@pappelek.hu

You can buy prints at
Galerie Schöne Aussicht
D-61348 Bad Homburg
Schöne Aussicht 28