PHOTOGRAPHER – Travel – Photojournalism – Commercial – Workshops – Weddings

Tips, Tours & Travel

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In addition to editorial work, I’ve shot assignments for resorts, wineries, architects, Olympus Cameras and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.  You can see architectural, resort and real estate photography by clicking here.

About Michael

I have been working as a photographer since 1981, exploring this wonderful world with photography as my passport. I started out as a staff newspaper photographer, one of the best jobs ever!

My life as a freelance photographer began in 1986. My first book, “A Century of Seasons: Colorado’s Centennial Farms & Ranches” told the stories of some of Colorado’s early settlers and was published in 1994 .

The following year, I began an association with the National Geographic Society that continues to this day. I worked on assignment providing photos for travel books in the U.S. and Canada. In 1999 I began traveling to eight countries on the African continent as the photographer for the NGS book, “Africa”, which was a companion piece to the National Geographic/PBS series of the same name. A few years later, I was fortunate enough to be included in a group of the best photojournalists from around the world to work on the historic book, “A Day in the Life of Africa”.

My work is represented by National Geographic Image Collection. Please send any licensing inquiries to ngimagecollection@natgeo.com or visit natgeoimagecollection.com.

I have recently joined a small group of international photographers who work on stories and projects about migration and immigration. You can read more about Home Storytellers by clicking here.

A portfolio of portraits and destination weddings: M & J Photography

I’m now based in New Mexico, working for local, national and international clients.

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Please contact me about buying prints, shooting an assignment or attending one of my seminars or workshops.

Photo tours and workshops are at: http://magicallightadventures.com/

Send an email to: 

michael at michaelslewis dot com

New Mexico Photographer * National Geographic Photographer * New Mexico Commercial Photographer * New Mexico Editorial Photographer * Santa Fe Photographer * Albuquerque Photographer