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Jul 12, 2012

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About Me

Hello, I'm Michael McAreavy (hence "m2").  Many thanks for visiting my profile.

Following a twenty one year journey as a landscape photographer crossing the American West time and again with tripod in tow, I turned a corner in 2012 and started a new chapter in art portraiture.  Although my initial inclination was to place my subjects in a natural setting, for I know these open spaces best, I was and still am quite drawn to the urban landscape and those spaces that are a little "scratched or dented."  I am very driven to making a strong connection between model/subject and the background and/or surrounding area.  Increasing the level of "interestingness" is a top priority.  Above all, light is life, and this is about getting you out front and center (or not so centered) before the camera's eye.

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"Michael is so great to work with! It was my first time shooting with him and I felt comfortable right away.. he's very professional, has a wonderful space to shoot in, and it was really fun to collaborate with him. The results were also fantastic! I got so many great shots and have posted MANY of them on Instagram and whenever I do, I always receive wonderful feedback. Thanks again Michael :)" Read less

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"What a joy working with a photographer who LOVES what he does and "sees" the shot even before you are all setup. He makes shooting easy and results awe inspiring." Read less

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"Really enjoyed shooting with Michael - Fun, professional, great locations - hope to collaborate again sometime." Read less

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