Mike has been an active photographer for many years. He is a member of the Frankenmuth Camera Club and Photographic Society of America. He has taught community education classes in photography and has lectured many times to various groups. He is past president of SWMCCC and held many other positions within the council, and SWMCCC made him Honorary for his service to the Council. He has earned acceptances and honors for his images at local, council and international levels. PSA has made him an Associate (APSA) for his service to the society.