about me

MarcelvanBalken

I am Marcel van Balken, a photographer in the Netherlands.
Honours: MFIAP * EFIAP/d2 * MPSA * RISF-3 * ELDAF * HonFKU

Favourite techniques: altered reality, surrealism
Favourite subjects: citylife, urbex, people, statues, movements

  • MFIAP (MASTER Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique DIAMOND) – 2018
  • MPSA (Master in Photography Photographic Society of America) – 2018
  • EFIAP/d2 (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique DIAMOND) – 2018
  • EFIAP/d1 (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique DIAMOND) – 2017
  • EFIAP/p (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique PLATINUM) – 2014
  • EPSA (Excellence in Photography Photographic Society of America) – 2011
  • EFIAP/g (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique GOLD) – 2009
  • PPSA (Proficiency in Photography Photographic Society of America) – 2008
  • RISF-3 (Reconnaissance level 3) Image sans frontier – 2008
  • EFIAP/s (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique silver) – 2006
  • EFIAP/b (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique bronze) – 2004
  • HonFKU Honor of member Fotokring Uithoorn, Netherlands – 1998
  • Ehrenloge Deutscher Amateurfotogafen (ELDAF) – 1997

I’am a member of  the Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographiquejoined (FIAP) since 1989.
In 2018 I received the title of EFIAP/d2 (Excellence Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique DIAMOND2) and MFIAP (MASTER Fédération Internationale de l’Art Photographique).

I joined the PSA in 2006. In 2018 I received the ‘Master’ distinction (MPSA) and the title of ‘Excellence’ (EPSA) in 2011.

PSA EPSA Gallery