Mike is a long time photographer who started as a young boy. He did his first darkroom work at the age of 7 utilizing his fathers equipment. He worked his way through college selling cameras in a camera store and then went to work as the company photographer for a telecommunications company. He has taught adult education classes in photography and done photo reviews.
After a several year absence from photography, he gained a renewed interest when digital became available in a high enough quality that it rivaled film. Now shooting almost exclusively in digital, photography has become his main hobby in retirement, though occasionally he can be seen hacking his way around a golf course.