Carol Olerud FRPS
Carol Olerud FRPS is an active photographer both locally, nationally and internationally. She is a member of The Royal Photographic Society, she gained her Associate Distinction in 2018. She is now a Fellow of the RPS, she gained her distinction on 27th October 2021. Carol gave a talk with the RPS on her photographic journey and the lead up to her Fellowship. See link for talk below.
Carol is also a member of the Dutch Fotobond, where she participates in many groups and clubs. She is the co-ordinator of the National Group Documentary Photography, co-ordinator of the Regional Photographers Collective Visie+, Chairperson of her local group De Verbeelding. Carol is also a member of a local group called LeveL5.
Since 2020 Carol is the Organiser of the RPS Benelux Chapter.
She enjoys entering competitions, taking part in exhibitions and following mentorships.
Currently she is in the Master2Master group.
Carol has been awarded Candidate BMK (Kand.BMK) BondsMeesterKlasse of the Fotobond and is a member of the BMK group until 2023.
Carol has been taking photos for a very long time and has gained a good general knowledge of all it's aspects and genres. Recently, in 2020 and in 2021 she was a jury member for two international photo competitions. The 12th Holland International Image Circuit 2020 and in 2021, The International Photo Festival in Pelt, Belgium, called 'Lens op de Mens'.
In 2022 Carol was one of three jury members for the Dutch Fotobond yearly photo club competition, Bondsfotowedstrijd (BFW). 120 photo clubs in The Netherlands participated with their 10 best photos, there were 1,200 photos to be judged. All were printed and laid out on tables. The results were presented a few weeks later. See their site.