After 25 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”. Most recently she appeared on CreativeLive.com for a three day workshop about photographing families that was viewed globally by more than 30,000 photographers. Michele is one of an elite group of photographers to be sought out byCanon 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.