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Being Called to the Landscape With Michele Sons

Being Called to the Landscape With Michele Sons

Episode 33: Today, I sit down with Virginia-based fine art landscape photographer, Michele Sons, to chat about:

  • How life circumstances led to her passion for photography
  • Deciding to leave a high-stress career to pursue photography full-time
  • Her inspiration behind creating the Appalachian Dreams Poster Series and the Feminine Landscape Series
  • Advice on how to get your work published in different media outlets and shown in exhibits
  • Developing her signature style and feel to her photography
  • The benefits of getting outside of your comfort zone and finding new ways of composing images
  • Creating natural abstracts with intentional camera movement (ICM)
  • How to predict and find foggy conditions
  • Converting her Honda Element into a campervan
  • And more!

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Website: http://www.michelesonsphotography.com/ 

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Michele Sons

Photographer

Michele Sons is an exhibiting fine art landscape and portrait photographer originally from England and is currently based in Virginia in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains.

Michele’s work is based on a soft, subtle, pared-down aesthetic with fog, mist, and soft light featuring often in her images, which range from the Blue Ridge Mountains to Death Valley, and from Greenland to Antarctica and beyond. Her work has been featured in several solo and group exhibitions and in several local and regional publications as well as in a number of corporate and private collections.

Michele's clients include National Geographic, The Wilderness Society, Luminous-Landscape, and she has been an ambassador for Lensbaby. Her work is extensively featured in the National Geographic Beautiful Landscapes 2018, 2019, and 2020 calendars, and has also been featured in outdoorphotographer.com and naturephotoguides.com (now smallscenes.com).