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Since 1941

Michael Taylor

M.Photog., Cr., Hon.M.Photog., API, F-ASP


Lighting with Grace and Ease (Advanced)

Have you ever gone to an amazing location for a portrait session only to find out it was a nightmare to light? Then this program is for you!

Discover the secrets to creating amazing portraits by adapting a lighting focused approached to your sessions with techniques no-one talks about. This revolutionary program is sure to give you the confidence to light even the most complicated of locations using just the equipment you already have on hand.

Whether you are an available light photographer looking to expand on your skills, or a studio photographer looking to shake things up, you don’t want to miss this paradigm-shifting program.


Michael has been a professional photographer since March of 1981. He quickly made a name for himself through his unique talent for environmental and location portraiture accruing over 800 combined merits with the Professional Photographers of America. His awards from PPA include the International Service Award and the Director’s Award, and he has served as a past president of both Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers.

Michael is a popular lighting educator, having presented over 400 workshops across the country and internationally. He has an established reputation for providing riveting programs and demonstrations ranging from lighting fundamentals for beginners, to demonstrating how to successfully light the most complicated of environments with grace and ease.


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