Michael Ernest Sweet
Photographer and Writer in New York, NY
Much of Michael's photography is centered around New York City and the beaches at Coney Island. He is known for photographing "fragments" of people, which are often very close and oddly composed. This signature look has become instantly recognizable as his own.
Michael holds both a Canadian Prime Minister's Award and a Queen's Medal for exceptional public service to Canada.
Michael's photography and writing has appeared widely in such publications as The Village Voice, Vice, HuffPost, Black and White Magazine, Popular Photography, Photo Life, Digital Camera, Hyperallergic, Leica Magazine, and The Evergreen Review among others.
Michael currently works as a freelance photo writer. He contributes regularly to Photo Life Magazine and StreetPhotography.com. His past collaborations have included working with actor Martin Sheen, Canadian Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau and Paul Martin, as well as Canada's first astronaut, Marc Garneau.
Limited and numbered prints are available for many of Michael's photographs through Pixopolitan Galleries in Paris, France.