Born in the UK Michael spent fifteen years living in Israel. It was only in 2000 when he joined the Tel Aviv Camera Club that he took photography more seriously, culminating in four solo exhibitions and TACC group exhibitions. During 2003 to 2004, Michael helped set up of Ventures Group of Songwriters, Poets, Artists and Photographers which was a group that mixed artistic outputs for various products and became the group Publicity Secretary.
In January 2005, he returned to London and joined the Isle of Wight Photographic Society and the Hampstead Photographic Society and went on to serve the HPS as Programme & Publicity Secretary. He initiated the HPS Newsletter which he edited through to November 2019. Michael appeared in numerous solo and various group exhibitions including 07 in Covent Garden London, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London in 2016, The Florence Biennial of Contemporary Art, Italy (2019 & 2021), Hampstead Arts Council in Central St Giles, London (2020) and the FIA Barcelona (2022) as well as in various international salons. He gained a QPSA from the Photographic Society of America (2018) an AFIAP from Federation Internationale De L’Art Photographique (2019), an Hon. CPE from the Campina Photographic Exhibitions Society in Romania (2020), a GPU.CR1 From the Global Photographic Union (2020), an ES.CPE from the Campina PES in 2021, PPSA from the Photographic Society of America (2022) and A.CPE from the Campina Photographic Exhibition Society (2022) along with ADIPA/s from the Danube International Photographic Association in Serbia (2023). His work can be described as either documentary or artistic deciding which style to use depending upon the end-use of the image. With his creative work, Michael enjoys entering the on-line art competitions, the results of which help Michael to decide how to move forward with themes for exhibition work.