Spring/Summer 1999 Table of Contents
Photography by Robert
Atlantic salmon eggs
of bright Atlantic salmon
Michelson likes to combine his expertise as a photographer, documentary
filmmaker and scuba diver. And for the past twenty years, hes
also added education to the mix. Michelson visits schools with photographs,
underwater camera, scuba gear, seven-and-a-half-foot-long hammerhead
shark and a mounted amberjack in tow. And he talks to kids about
diving, oceanography, marine biology and marine ecosystems in Massachusetts.
With recent funding from MIT Sea Grant, Michelson has been able
to introduce marine life to some 4,000 students and 2,000 teachers
in the Braintree Public School System. Hes now expanding that
project to bring educational offerings to far more students and
teachers in the Quincy Public School System.
Michelson has been a professional photographer/videographer for
the past 25 years and his work has appeared in numerous print and
television outlets, including In-Fisherman, The Island Journal,
NOVA, The Discovery Channel, and the major networks. He has been
the recipient of awards from the New England Cable Television Association
and the Massachusetts Community Television Contest. He can be reached
at (781) 848-8870.