Featured in Outdoor Photographer Magazine Jan/Feb 2013: "Chugach Adventure"
A former Alaska resident, DeYoung shares his 24+ years of knowledge and experience photographing his former backyard, Chugach State Park and surrounding area. In the interview-style article he offers advice on photographing the many landscape and wildlife opportunities in and around the Chugach. Read More ..
Featured as one of American Society of Media Photographers 'Best of 2012'
Michael DeYoung featured as one of American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) 'Best of 2012' for a South Carolina tourism ad campaign. Read More ..
Rocky Mountain School of Photography Announcement
Rocky Mountain School of Photography Outdoor Photography instructor Michael DeYoung is featured in May 2012 issue of Popluar Photography.
First Place in PDN 2011 Great Outdoors Photography Contest
Michael DeYoung, a prominent professional adventure sports and travel-tourism photographer based out of Taos, New Mexico and Eagle River, Alaska, was awarded first place in the 2011 Great Outdoors (Parks & Safaris) photography contest held by Photo District News with his Caribou and Mt. McKinley image. Photo District News (PDN), a Nielsen Business Media publication, is a leading photo industry magazine and is seen by thousands of photography industry creatives. The judges in this year's contest were Amy Berkley (Field & Stream), Grant Ellis (Surfer Magazine), Amy Feitelberg (Outside), Nick Hamilton (TransWorld SNOWboarding), and Elayna Rocha (Y&R Brands Irvine).
Named 'Master of Outdoor Lifestyle' Photographer by Digital Photo Pro
Outdoor lifestyle images are big business for a photographer who can capture the real feel of being an adventurer. Michael DeYoung lives and breathes outdoor adventure, and his images are much in demand. Whether he’s dangling off a rock to get the essence of a climber making an ascent or he’s perched on a ridge taking in a broad vista of hikers in the landscape, DeYoung finds the perfect angle and the perfect light. Making that perfect photograph is all about attention to detail. Read More ..