For Michele McCormick, now based in Folsom, California, photography is a lifelong journey that began more than four decades ago. It started with college studies emphasizing photography, and led Michele into early adventures in freelance writing and editorial photography for publications around the world. Then life took a different path, and she pursued a professional career in which photography took a back seat as an adjunct activity.

In 2010, Michele returned to her early passion for photography, and entered the world of digital photography with energy and enthusiasm. Michele's objective is to explore the many exciting facets of photography in today's dynamic environment. Her philosophy centers on portraying contemporary reality, and employing current technology to portray that world in new and captivating ways.

The results of this exploration have been recognized through inclusion in juried competitions including Sacramento's Crocker-Kingsley, the California State Fair, 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, Black Box Gallery in Portland, Sacramento's Temporary Contemporary Gallery, the KVIE Art Auction, and many more.

Michele's work is permanently on exhibit at High Hand Art Gallery in Loomis, California.

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