About the Artist
Michael Puff is a photographer based in Montara, CA. He received a BA from San Francisco State University, studied with master printer Mark I. Nelson, and has attended workshops led by Greg Gorman, Elizabeth Opalenik, Diana Bloomfield, and Brian Taylor. Puff’s work has been exhibited at the Ryan Gallery at Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ; de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA; and LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR. His work is included in the book Digital Negatives with QuadToneRIP published in 2021 by Focal Press. Puff counts Greg Gorman, Irving Penn, and Jerry Uelsmann among his greatest artistic influences.
Puff was named to YourDailyPhotograph.com Hot 100 of 2021.