Photographer Michele Cooke, resides in beautiful North Carolina. Michele
has released two of her four photography book series; "Spring" and "Summer" in Michele's Images for all seasons. Books are now available. Michele is also a former freelancer with The Record and Landmark Newspaper.. Assignments include promoting downtown, venues and events. Michele is also the official photographer with The Performing Arts Live in Iredell County and a member of the Chamber of Commerce.
A native of New England that grew up in the Pioneer Valley, Michele's passion for taking pictures began at a young age influenced by National Geographic and leading B&W photographer Ansel Adams. Art teacher Bob Coy was a major influence through high school. Visions behind the lens continued to grow while working at a photography lab in Western MA printing, color correcting and dark room imagery.
Michele is well known by her signature photo's of the Lake Norman area capturing sunsets and landscapes. Michele is recognized for her Carolina Balloon Fest photography including photo's featured on the Chamber of Commerce 2011 & 2012 volunteer invitations. Her Balloon photographs are also featured in an upcoming documentary. She has a magical ability to interact with nature and wildlife including birds and raptors. Michele's technique includes photographing outdoors with floral, pets, weddings, portraits, properties, Historic sights, and festivals with natural lighting. Michele teaches photography classes locally to all ages from adults to Girl Scouts. Her work can be found at local studios, artcrawls, exhibits and libraries. Her passion is to bring to life, places or encounters others may never experience. Be sure to check out Michele's Panorama's, Calendars and notecards as well as her photo's. Images are available for purchase. All prints are prepared digitally and personally signed. If you would like your image matted or framed, please contact Michele firstname.lastname@example.org or 704-281-4069 for any and all inquires. You can also follow Michele's Images Dot com on facebook, her new blog MichelesImagesandblogs.com, Youtube videos and other links listed on this website.
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