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Michele Zousmer, a visionary fine art photographer, employs her camera as a powerful instrument to amplify the voices of individuals and communities often marginalized by society. With an unwavering commitment, her photographic journey encapsulates the essence of human existence and emotion, capturing moments that resonate with life's profound experiences – love, loss, vulnerability, and strength.

Through the lens of her camera, Michele weaves a tapestry of life's quietest moments, unveiling the unspoken connections that bind us all. She possesses an extraordinary gift for immortalizing fleeting instances of grace and beauty that persist even in the midst of life's greatest trials. Her work delves deeper, revealing the emotions and narratives often overlooked by the casual observer.

Michele's photography transcends mere visual artistry; it serves as a vessel for emotions, curiosity, love, and, above all, the enduring hope within humanity. With each frame, she aims to offer solace, empowerment, and a dignified healing process. Through her lens, she exposes the human spirit's resilience and the innate strength that resides within each person she captures.

In her global journeys, Michele traverses diverse landscapes and cultures, meeting individuals from all walks of life. Listening to their stories and embracing intimate moments, she gracefully merges into their worlds. The profound trust and openness her subjects extend to her is a testament to her ability to cultivate genuine connections. It is through these relationships that the soul of her images emerges—a poignant reflection of shared humanity. Michele firmly believes that while our external appearances may differ, our shared internal essence unites us all.

Michele Zousmer's work exemplifies the transformative power of photography. With each snapshot, she unfurls the tapestry of the human experience, casting light on lives that might have remained concealed in the shadows. Through her lens, she becomes a storyteller, an advocate, and a conduit for change, inviting viewers to journey into the worlds she captures and, in doing so, illuminating the threads that weave us all together.  


My mind, my eyes, and my heart have been opened by my experiences. My life has been forever changed. I hope my work inspires others to feel we all matter and to care more profoundly. Engaging in the world and becoming open to different cultures and traditions allows for more conversation on diversity and equality. Photographs hold the power to connect people and create understanding. This is why I do what I do. – Michele Zousmer






  • ZEKE Magazine - Incarceration issue

  • San Diego Voyager Magazine Shoutout SoCal Series  Meet Michele Zousmer

  • Sounds from the Sidewalk –   Book on Voices Of Our City Choir

  • Shadow & Light Magazine - Cover and Article on Irish Travellers

  • Letai apie pasulj - Lithuanian digital magazine article on Irish Travellers

  • ZEKE Magazine - Irish Travellers in Cashel County and Tipperary 

  • ALLABOUTPHOTO Magazine - Abandoned Elderly Post-Communism

  • – GLOBAL VANTAGE MAGAZINE - OMO VALLEY, The Fragile Soul of the Omo

  • All About Jazz online magazine featured - 'Super Fan'



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