Michael George is a photographer and writer based in Brooklyn, NY. His first National Geographic story, "Walking the Way" showcased Michael's walk of over 1,000 miles through France and Spain to document pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago. Since then, he has worked on stories ranging from the melting glaciers of Patagonia, the charity projects of an Indian Royal Family, and the making of whisky in Scotland. His photography has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, Wired, and dozens of other publications.
He is a guest lecturer at Yale and New York University and has taught workshops all over the world, including Antarctica. His images have been awarded and exhibited by American Photography, Photoville, and The One Club for Creativity. Michael also has a best-selling children's book, Life at the Zoo, published with Barnes and Noble. The book documents various conservation, rescue, and breeding programs within zoos and aquariums and has sold over 10,000 copies. Michael is a Part 107 Commercial Licensed Drone Pilot, as well as an SSI Certified diver whose narratives span the land, air, and sea. When you meet him, you will probably say "I thought you would be taller."