About Michelle - Michelle Pullen Photography

Hi, thanks for visiting my website. I was born and raised in a small town in the Midlands, UK.  I have always been creative, and passionate about the world around me, and I thoroughly enjoy the creative adventure that Photography has brought to me. I grew up in awe of how images were captured and developed by my brothers in a make-shift darkroom in the bathroom.  There were nine of us in that house with one bathroom so you can imagine the chaos if films were being developed !  Seeing the black and white images hanging on string in the glow of a red light was magical. I loved and studied art in my early years and continued through design, tailoring and silversmithing as a stay-at-home Mum. I only possessed a small Kodak instamatic camera, and left others to take 'real' pictures, with the odd occasion helping them develop both mono and colour film now in a cupboard under the stairs!  

A lifetime later I became an Engineer with a First Class degree in Materials Science and Engineering (it's a very long story).  I am still Principal Engineer - Coatings Technology in a multi national company, and I did thankfully get around to buying a DSLR several years ago to re-kindle my love of capturing memories and places when I wasn't busy working.  The continuous spark for me has been my awe of this amazing world we live in and my creative nature. As I grow older I hope to take more advantage of my creativity and love of photography. The older we get, the more we appreciate precious moments and memories, so every opportunity I get to capture those I am grateful.  

If you have any questions about my photography, wish to enquire about purchasing any of my images on here, or have a photographic commission you would like me to undertake, please get in touch. I look forward to hearing from you. You can also find me on social platforms by clicking on the icons on my site. 

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