PhotographerMichael Crook
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountryBrooklyn, United States
Photo Date01/03/2013
Entry Description

Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Built Ford Tough Professional Bull Riding Series Buck-off.

About Photographer

Michael has a history of photographing fashion and music. Having honed her skills assisting some of the world's best photographers when she was young, she is now photographing worldwide travel, documentary and pro sports from a unique and cinematic perspective. For 7 months in 2011, she lived and worked In Italy, shooting behind the scenes in the world of professional cycling. She produced photo essays and short documentary films exploring the world's most loved cycling brands including Milani Cycles, Colnago, De Rosa, Bianchi, Fi'zi:k and more. She has covered Pro Cycling in Europe for Peloton Magazine, Paved Magazine, and CyclingFans.com. Michael is also currently a freelance documentary photographer and filmmaker for UNICEF in West Africa and recently traveled to India and Nepal to produce a documentary film for The World of Children Award Foundation. She recently traveled to Mexico for The Girl Effect as well. Michael lives in New York and is a contributor to Corbis Images for Documentary and Special Projects. She is a 2012 Communication Arts Photo Annual Winner. In 2014, Michael plans to continue traveling the world and is always eager to get her hands dirty.