Ross was a keen amateur
photographer. He was a daguerreotypist from 1847 and a calotypist
from 1849. He was taught the
calotype process by James Ross
Ross helped to establish Photographic Society of Scotland, and became the
Society's Vice President from its foundation in 1856.
led the case for the amateur photographers in the Society at the Special
General Meeting in 1858 when there was rivalry between the amateur and professional members.
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Photographs in Exhibitions by
Mrs Horatio Ross was also an occasional contributor to
PSS exhibitions, like her husband taking photographs of sporting scenes in the