Photographer Mike Leonard lives in Yarmouth, Maine. His work is frequently seen in books, magazines, and on television, including the Weather Channel. His photos have also been seen on the National Geographic Wild program. He enjoys shooting landscapes and seascapes, including lighthouses, as well as nighttime scenes.
Mike offers workshops on digital photography, which you can read about on his website at phototourismbymike.com. He leads a Photoshop User Group in Portland, Maine. He’s also provided instruction aboard lighthouse photo cruises and other special cruises around New England.
This is Mike’s third time on Light Hearted. In this conversation with host Jeremy D’Entremont, Mike discusses five factors that make great photos, including some details about photographing lighthouses.
Jeremy D’Entremont is the author of more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, and he has lectured and narrated cruises throughout the Northeast and in other regions. He is also the producer and host of the U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast, “Light Hearted.” He can be emailed at Jeremy@uslhs.org