From film to digital, Michael Greenlar has been behind the lens since 1979. With an eye for the perfect shot, Michael has worked as a staff photographer for the Syracuse Post-Standard Newspaper (Advance Media) since 2003. Additionally he is an on-location, editorial photographer, with publications appearing in Life, Time and The New York Times Magazine.
Michael has received an Award of Excellence from Communication Arts, and has been recognized by New York Associated Press, Illinois Associated Press, and the Syracuse Press Club. He has also received two Light Work Grants.
Outside of his daily photography in Central New York, Michael's photo essay subjects have included: the charcoal industry in Haiti, apartheid in South Africa, a four generation traditional Algonquin family in the Canadian bush, Native American lacrosse, and most recently post-war Laos.
In 2011 Mike released a self-published book "Remnants of a Secret War", followed by "Kokom Lena of First Nation Algonquin" in 2018.