Michael Ernest Sweet

Photographer, Writer, and Teacher in New York, NY

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Michael Ernest Sweet is a Canadian photographer and writer based in New York City. He is the author of The Human Fragment and Michael Sweet's Coney Island, both from Brooklyn Arts Press.

Michael is well known as a photography critic and has written hundreds of articles, essays, reviews, and interviews on photography, many of which have appeared in such publications as F-Stop Magazine, Photo Life Magazine, Digital Camera Magazine, as well as on HuffPost.com, FStoppers.com, StreetPhotography.com, and others. He also appears as a critic in the films, Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable and Fill The Frame.

Please note, Michael does not sell prints of his work, nor does he offer workshops or portfolio reviews.

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Michael Ernest Sweet's images transform ordinary reality into the unforgettable."
Roger Ballen
Michael, you have a wicked eye for the grotesque and the human fragment."
Joel Meyerowitz
Michael, I thought my colours were bright, but now I know I am quite muted!"
Martin Parr