about

Michele's story


Having been a freelance photographer since the 80's, I have worked for many publications throughout my career and cannot show my entire body of  work 
on this site.

From the 90's till early 21st Century, I specialised mainly in photographing the male physique and worked with the Gay Press Worldwide. By the 90’s I was supplying most of the Gay Press in London; Gay Times, AXM, QX, Diva, Boyz, shooting covers, fashion, gym and figure photography. My work has also been published In France, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, the US and in the prestigious Blue Magazine in Australia. A vast array of books on the Male Nude also contain my images.

My commercial work includes Campaign on Hepatitis C for the Department of Health, Myeloma UK, Living Well, Hello! Magazine, Scholastic Publishing, Blakes Publishing, Claremont PR and Audience Communication. Music is also a big part of my work, I have been commissioned to shoot album covers and publicity shots for The Fixx, Pete Burns and numerous singers and DJ’s. 

 

Education:

1969: Diploma in Business studies/ Switzerland

1979: Diploma in Professional  Photography Ealing Technical College, London

2005: BA (Hons) Degree in Photography and Multimedia, The University of  Westminster, London

 

My work has been exhibited at The Adonis Gallery, Gallery West, Truman Brewery, The Strand Gallery, Foyles Bookstore, Notting Hill Arts Festival and also in Switzerland.

Digital Equipment: Canon

Analogue photography available on Mamiya RZ 67/ Medium format

Studio or location work, I have my own studio.

Car: can travel to assignments



 

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