Phil Melia is a professional documentary and editorial photographer based in Saddleworth, Oldham in the North West of England. He gained a HND in Advertising Photography from Salisbury College of Art in 1986 and was awarded a Masters Degree in International Documentary, Travel and Photojournalism Photography by The University of Bolton in 2007. He also holds a Fellowship of The British Institute of Professional Photography and is a member of the NUJ.
Phil works for a diverse range of clients, not only in Oldham, Rochdale, Manchester and the North West but throughout the UK and worldwide. With over twenty-five years of professional photography experience across a wide range of genres which also include advertising and industrial, his laid back, easy-going approach generates calm positive, relaxed commissions that puts everyone at ease. Added to this his disciplined attention to detail, an established efficient workflow, formulates an enjoyable experience for successful campaigns on a global scale that puts his clients in the spotlight.