Michael Karsh is a freelance portrait photographer focusing on editorial and commercial assignments. He began his career in his hometown, New York City, working for the photographer Platon and the photo agency Art Department. For the last four years, Michael has been based in Santa Fe, where he ran the photo studio at the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops and has been employed by Outside Magazine. Michael has contributed work to Outside and San Francisco Magazine, among other publications. His web site is www.michaelkarsh.com.