1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Inspired by a superhero's symbol of hope.
Biography: Michael purchased a Minolta SLR in the late 1980s. Over the years, his passion covered many genres of photography including portrait, travel, landscapes, and extended to developing and printing black and white images in the darkroom. Since then, he has replaced the physical darkroom, chemicals, trays, and paper with the digital darkroom, inkjet printer and paper where he enjoys having control over the entire creativity workflow where the final product is most important goal. In Michael’s fine art and landscape photography it is an aesthetic, i.e. photography as art!