EWAAC (East West Art Award Competition) 2017

Michael Freeman (Internationally renowned photographer and author)

Michael Freeman is an internationally renowned photographer and author, who has produced more than 140 books, many of them on the practice of photography. Following an M.A. in Geography from Oxford, and several years in advertising, he began his photographic career in London with the the encouragement of Time-Life, his first client. 

Principal photographer for the Smithsonian Magazine for many years, Freeman’s work has been widely published internationally in all major magazines, as well as a large number of illustrated photographic books that include Shaker (Stewart Tabori & Chang), Angkor: The Hidden Glories (Houghton Mifflin), China Contemporary (Thames & Hudson and Rizzoli), and Sudan: Land and People (Thames & Hudson), reviewed by Paul Theroux: “This magnificent book .... gives the country a face - irresistible, photogenic, bewitching and profoundly human.”

Michael is the world’s leading wrier on photography, with two million books sold in 27 languages, and for this work he was awarded the Prix Louis Philippe Clerc from the Musée Française de la Photographie in Bièvres, France. He runs online photography courses at 

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