Livinus Bleyen lives in Flanders, the northern part of Belgium and was always interested in photography, but became more serious when he founded a camera club with some friends in 1980.
He joined PSA in 1991 and was in the Who's Who in Photography several times in the Top 10 PJD in the mid 90s.
In the late 1990s he had to withdraw because of time restraints, and after a break he rejoined PSA in 2006 and started competing internationally again in 2007.
His interests in photography are wide and varied, including people and places, sports and movements, landscapes , animals, but he also enjoys producing altered images.
He received many awards, including PSA Medals in CPID, PIDC, PIDM, PJ, PT , ND and prints.
He received his PPSA in 2010, his EPSA in 2011 and his MPSA in 2015. He also has received the EFIAP/Platinum in 2014.