Michael Ernest Sweet

Photographer and Writer in New York, NY

Michael Ernest Sweet is a Canadian street photographer and writer. He is the author of two street photography books, The Human Fragment and Michael Sweet's Coney Island, both from Brooklyn Arts Press.

Michael holds two undergraduate and two graduate degrees, including an MLA in literature and history from The Johns Hopkins University.

In 2009, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper awarded Michael a Prime Minister's Award for excellence in teaching. In 2011, Queen Elizabeth II conferred the Diamond Jubilee Medal upon Michael for exceptional service to Canadian public education.

Michael currently writes for Photo Life Magazine and is also available for private portfolio reviews. Portfolio reviews consist of an extensively written critique followed by a one-on-one Skype session. Use the contact form to inquire about fees and availability.

Michael's work has appeared widely in such publications as The Village Voice, Vice, HuffPost, Black and White Magazine, Popular Photography, Photo Life, Digital Camera, Leica Magazine, and The Evergreen Review among others.

Limited edition prints are available for many of Michael's photographs through Pixopolitan Galleries, Paris.

  • Education
    • The Johns Hopkins University
    • St. Mary's University (Halifax)
    • Concordia University (Montreal)
    • Nipissing University