His accolades and awards include Photograph of the Year and winner of People in the News at the Fuji Press Photo Awards, the Gold Shield at the London International Film Festival and other honours at the Fuji Press Photo Awards, the Mondi Shanduka Newspaper Awards and the annual awards of the Professional Photographers’ Association of South Africa.
Michael was a photographer for the Sunday Times and Chicago Tribune and chief photographer of the Cape Times. He is Lewis Pugh’s official photographer and in 2010 accompanied Lewis to Mount Everest to capture the highest cold water swim in history.
Having worked in both video and film, he has experience of different methods of producing images and has crafted his own working style and techniques. He also specializes in multimedia projects.
Michael is available for assignments. His commitment to excellence and professionalism means he consistently exceeds his clients’ expectations. He is comfortable in all environments and situations and has covered a wide range of subjects and events including the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2003 and the FIFA World Cup in 2010.