After 25 years as a professional portrait photographer, Marilyn changed careers and directed her creative juices toward fine art digital painting and then took it further by painting on the canvas creating mixed media. Her original and spontaneous art has been published and exhibited in private and corporate collections throughout the United States and Europe. Marilyn articles and images have been featured in numerous publications, both here and abroad, and has authored books on the art of portrait photography and digital painting with various publishers.
After 25 years of experience, Michele Celentano's passion for transforming photographs into treasured memories for families continues to grow. Michele travels internationally to teach and lecture on the subject of portrait photography. She is one of the elite Explorers of Light for Canon USA.
Michele is the author of "Photographing Families - Tips for Capturing Timeless Images". Her images have been featured in numerous advertisements for Canon and their professional line of cameras. Her images have been published in Rangefinder, American Photographer, Shutterbug, Studio Photography as well as numerous books on the art of photography.