For the past decade Michael has been working as a commercial photographer and film maker specializing in construction and industrial related imagery.
Before that he was on the faculty at Brooks Institute as the resident Photoshop expert.
Before that he owned and operated a large commercial studio in Burbank, CA, providing photography, video and lab services to the entertainment industry. The Disney Company was one of his major accounts then and kept his dance card punched for 20 years.
Throughout he has taught at a variety of private and public institutions and keeps in touch and mentors several past students.
Upcoming Dates hosted by Michael Stern
Saturday the 15th of May 2021
Beginners Guide to Photography Class - Mountain View Cemetery 2400 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, CA - 8am - 3 hours
As unusual as this setting is, it's also quite calming and full of photographic possibilities, headstones of people who fought in the Civil War through the wealthy elites of Los Angeles, flora and fauna abound. As a site for the beginner in photography, this is a target rich opportunity.