Travel Photographer Michael was born on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, where his love for the environment and photography was ignited at an early age. 

Michael's love of travelling has seen him explore all 7 Continents and over 50 Countries, naturally with a camera in hand. He specialises in Landscape and Wildlife photography,  with a particular interest in photographing the polar regions. 

Michael's work has been purchased by a number of global clients including Lonely Planet, National Geographic, Flight Centre, Apple, Microsoft and NBC. 

Michael works closely with tour company Aurora Expeditions leading photography workshops in the Arctic and Antarctic, in addition to supplying marketing photos for the Polar regions. 

You can find more of Michaels work on Instagram @michaelbaynesphotography.