"Mother Nature meant for the world to look the way it does through Michael's lens." -Nada Marjanovich, Editor, Long Island Pulse Magazine
"…Photography on par with the best of the best…" -Bill Hurter, Editor, Rangefinder Magazine, WPPI
"…talent, timing, hard work and attention to detail…Michael's images are proof the he practices what he advocates…" -Barry Tannenbaum, Editor, www.NikonPro.com
"The perfect blend of traditional elegance and contemporary styling.", The Wedding Pages
Professional Associations • Industry Awards
• Best of Weddings Award Winner
WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International)
- Awarded "Master of WPPI" in 2014, One of only 68 photographers in the world to hold that designation as of February 1, 2015
- WPPI Accolades of Excellence award winner every year from 2008 through 2017
- WPPI 16 X 20 Print, Album and Filmmaking Competition judge every year from 2009 through 2017
- WPPI Convention Platform speaker and Master Class instructor 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
PPSNYS (Professional Photographers Society of New York State)
- Four Court of Honor awards, 2014, 2015 and 2016
- 320 Club Award winner, 2014, 2015 and 2016
PPGNY (Professional Photographers of Greater New York)
- Executive Board Member 2015, 2016
- Photographer of the Year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016
- Past Winner, Portrait Photographer of the Year
- Past Winner, Illustrative Photograph of the Year
- Nikon Wedding Edge Photographer
- NikonPro Featured Photographer
Fujifilm North America Group Companies
- X-Series Elite Photographer and Spokesperson
Rangefinder Magazine Featured Photographer
- March 2007, Wedding Issue
- March 2008, Wedding Issue
- February 2010, WPPI Preview Issue
Long Island Pulse Magazine • Featured Artist
- September 2006, "Long Island Artists You Need To Know"
Studio Photography Magazine
- February 2009, Nikon Wedding Edge Supplement
- Amherst Media, Professional Photography Book, "100 Techniques For Professional Wedding Photographers"
- Amherst Media, Professional Photography Book, "Master Posing Guide For Wedding Photographers"
- Amherst Media, Professional Photography Book, "Wedding Photography: Advanced Techniques For Digital Photographers"
- Amherst Media, Professional Photography Book, "Small Flash Photography • Techniques For Professional Digital Photographers"
- Oliver-Cameron Publishing, Photography Book, "Wedding Photography: A Guide To Posing"