Michael Karsh is a freelance portrait and product photographer focusing on editorial and commercial assignments. He began his career in his hometown of New York City, working for the photographer Platon and the photo agency Art Department. For four years, Michael was based in Santa Fe, where he ran the photo studio at Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and photographed for Outside Magazine. Michael now resides in Los Angeles and works with a number of clients. This is his third year teaching for The Workshops. His web site is www.michaelkarsh.com.