As you might imagine, this was a tough interview to do; it’s an obviously sensitive subject, and also an important topic that many people are dealing with on a daily basis. Mike shared some ways he found his way out of the “funk” using photography, and how he’s now dedicated to helping others find ways to do the same.
About Michael Coutts
From a young age Michael Coutts, a photographer based out of Southern California, was fascinated with the camera. However, it took many years until he would answer his calling. Through career changes and life challenges, he has ended up in a fascinating moment of life with a camera as his voice. Mike finds his home in street photography. He is able to connect us to the people we would most likely not want to meet. Through his unique way of storytelling, he invites you to the doorstep of your own demons. His edgy style brings you in and inspires you to become the person you lost under all the crud of life.
Michael on Instagram: @michaelcoutts_photography
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