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Michele Celentano
Michele Celentano
Cr PPA,Canon explorer of light
About Michele:
After nearly 30 years of experience, her passion for transforming photographs into
treasured memories for families only continues to grow.
Michele Celentano is the author of “Photographing Families - Tips for Capturing
Timeless Images”. She has appeared on CreativeLive.com for a three day workshop
about photographing families that was viewed globally by more than 30,000
photographers. Most recently Michele released on online course dedicated to family
portraits. She has served as a judge and chairman for WPPI international print
Michele is one of an elite group of photographers to be sought out by Canon USA to
represent their company as an Explorer of Light. Only 50 photographers nationwide
hold this honor. Michele and her images have been featured in numerous
advertisements for Canon and their professional line of cameras. She is a regular and
popular presenter for Canon at trade shows through the county.
Michele was awarded her Craftsmen Degree from the Professional Photographers of
America and the Accolade of Photographic Mastery from Wedding and Portrait
Photographers International. Her artwork has been published in literary works such as
Rangefinder, American Photographer, Shutterbug, Studio Photography as well as
numerous books on the art of photography.
In addition to running her portrait business, Michele continues to travel internationally to
teach and lecture on the subject of portrait photography.

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