Michael Hanson is a travel + documentary photographer based in Seattle, Washington. He was named One of the World’s Top Travel Photographers by Popular Photography Magazine.
Michael Hanson’s photography career began after playing minor league baseball for the Atlanta Braves. His travel + lifestyle work has taken him to over 20 countries around the world. He recently completed his first book, a project documenting urban farming in the America, titled Breaking Through Concrete. He has taught numerous photography workshops, including National Geographic Student Expeditions in the Sacred Valley, Peru. He was the co-founder for the Center Street Photography Program in Birmingham, AL. He has judged the 2010, 2011 and 2012 DC Fotoweek Photography contest. Michael’s fine art work is in the permanent archive at the Sir Elton John Collection.