Michael Trueblood is a freelance photographer living in New York City and The Hudson Valley. He studied painting and printmaking at The University of Tulsa and Ohio University before moving to New York. He has worked as an educator, teaching Photoshop at Long Island University - Brooklyn from 1997 until 2014. He also worked as a post-production artist and digital printer for other photographers. In the 1990s, Michael started focusing on photo-based art and has shown in several exhibitions. One of his photographs from 911 was published in the book Here Is New York, and the archive from this book has been exhibited in both the United States and Europe. Recently, one of his pictures was Selected by American Photography 37 and will be published in the AP37 annual book at the end of 2021. Another of his images was selected for the 2016 Lensculture Street Photography Awards Top 100. Three of his images were also Chosen for American Photography 30 and are part of the AP 2013 Web Archive. His later work is informed by street photography, photojournalism, and fine art photography.