Cooperative of Photography

VISUAL Q&A: Michael Crouser


Michael Crouser was born in Minneapolis and started taking pictures at fourteen. Michael has published multiple award-winning photo books, titled LOS TOROS, DOG RUN, and MOUNTAIN RANCH. In 2012 Michael had a mid-career retrospective at Leica Gallery (NYC). In 2014, he received the George Eastman / Power of the Image Award in Beijing. We asked Michael questions, questions that could only be answered with images …

Who are you?

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Why photography?

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What is your trademark photographic style?

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What truly inspires you?

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Where do you go when you close your eyes?

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How would you describe your lifestyle?

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What makes a great shot?

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How do you view the world?

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What is an important lesson you have learned?

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For information on online classes or print sales please contact Michael at

Check out Michael's website here.

Written by Rowynn Dumont

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