The following text is an edited excerpt from the book, My Colombia: The First Seven Years. The story of how a Memphis dreamer landed in rural Colombia is too long to tell in detail. After all, I wouldn’t want to bore you. I’ll give you an abstract sketch of what I’ve run into from there to
Michael Evans discovered photography during his college years after buying a secondhand 35mm camera. He went on to major in film production and later worked as a television producer and still photographer. After more than twenty-five years behind the lens, he still finds photography as intriguing as the day he picked up his first camera. His work has appeared in solo and group exhibitions, as well as numerous newspapers, books, and magazines. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Michael now lives in Colombia, where he works as a writer and photographer.