Michael Edward “Ed” Ross (October 27, 1965 – July 30, 2016) was an American tintype photographer and lawyer. His photography work spanned 27 years. His last six years were devoted exclusively to wet-plate photography. His focus as an artist was primarily on nude portraits and landscape photography.
Ross was born in Ukiah, California to Bill and Dorothy Ross and raised in Davis, California. He attended Jesuit High School in UC San Diego, studied at the London School of Economics, and the UC Hastings School of Law. He worked as senior legal counsel for the Apple computer company in Cupertino, California.