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.
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”.
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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Photo tours and workshops are at: http://magicallightadventures.com/
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michael at michaelslewis dot com
New Mexico Photographer * National Geographic Photographer * New Mexico Commercial Photographer * New Mexico Editorial Photographer * Santa Fe Photographer * Albuquerque Photographer