Born in Selby North Yorkshire UK. Mike studied for BA (hons) in Visual Studies at Hull University, later becoming an Art teacher. Establishing himself as a freelance Press photo/journalist in 1992, he was commissioned by an impressive succession of international blue-chip enterprises to capture images of events throughout the UK. Clients have included BBC Radio 2, Virgin, Toyota Motor Sport, Carlsberg, Skoda and ‘Autosport’ magazine. Now working freelance as motorsport photo/journalist for York Press Events have included Formula 1 Grand Prix, The World Rally Championships (WRC), BTCC, and even Newcastle premier league matches. Mike also had a multitude of musical performances by artists such as Robbie Williams, U2, Blur and Pulp to name a few.