Personal & Photography Bio

Michael Hare, owner and photographer for Michael Hare Photography, LLC, has had an avid interest in photography for over 30 years but only has had the chance to become actively involved the last 5 years. Michael's personal interests lie in portraiture, weddings and events, landscapes, nature, fine art and family Photography.

Michael has had the great privilege to work and learn with some of world's premier photographers and educators. Rob Sheppard, Mark Edward Harris, George D. Lepp, John Shaw, Dave Welling, Mark Comon, Kevin Adams and Jon Holloway to name a few. Some of the workshops he has participated in are; "Nature Photography" with John Shaw, "Cowboy Winter" by Outdoor Photo Workshops and Les Voorhis, "Fireflies and Night Photography" as well as the "North Carolina Fall Waterfalls Photo Tour" with Kevin Adams, Bluewood Galleries Portraiture Workshop with Jon Holloway and multiple other workshops and adventures with Paul's Photo and Mark Comon.

Michael and his wife Kathryn live in Durham, NC and travel to the North Carolina shore to take sunrise and the mountains of Western North Carolina for sunset photos as often as possible. Michael is a proud member of the following organizations: North American Nature Photographers Association (NANPA), Carolina Nature Photographers Association (CNPA), Durham Photo Club at the Sarah P Duke Gardens (Duke University), Professional Photographers of America, Photographic Society of America and the Photo Marketing Association (PMA).