Michel Roggo is a wildlife photographer from Switzerland internationally recognized as a specialist in freshwater photography. With the experience he gathered on more than a hundred expeditions, in 2010 Michel Roggo launched an ambitious project dedicated to freshwater: The Freshwater Project. 40 freshwater ecosystems were photographed in 7 years. Michel Roggo has exhibited his work in more than 30 solo exhibitions around the world, has won several awards at competitions, such as Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and more than 17,000 of his photographs have been published.
Michel started photography at the age of 30 by observing salmon spawning in Alaska and making a decision to document them
- BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, 2010 (Runner-up)
- BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, 2008 (Runner-up)
- European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, 2010 (Runner-up)
- Nikon Photo Contest International, 1987 (Honorable Mention),
- Asferico, 2008 (2 Third Prizes, 1 Highly Commended)