Portraits of the 70, 80 and 90's
1975 is the year I mark as being my first as a professional, I was twenty years old. I decided I wanted to be a portraitist after studying with Philippe Halsman and Arnold Newman. I started out by writing letters to every famous artist, actor, musician, director, writ...
Your Holiday PicturesYour Holiday Pictures 2014
The weather has been mild for the past few weeks, and now summer vacation is here. For The Eye editorial team, vacation started. You, our readers, will be taking control of the site with your past, present and future holiday photos.
Photo daily newsRiver Phoenix
by Michael Tighe
I first met River Phoenix in 1990 in Gainesville, Florida. I’d flown down from New York City. I was shooting him for a magazine. I don’t remember which one. His family had this beautiful wild piece of land on the edge of a swamp. I was there for two days. We smoked po...
Portfolios of readersMichael Tighe
I know this is really stretching the definition of photography... but these images are actually photographs. They start out as a half finished painting or drawing which I then photograph. Often using lights to exaggerate the texture and other dramatic effects. Then I ...
Photo daily newsMichael Tighe
Your Holiday Pictures 2016
PortfolioMichael Tighe : Self Portraits
I have been shooting self-portraits since 1973 when I first got serious about photography. It's something I've always loved doing and even more so as I get older.
Your Holiday PicturesMichael Tighe
Your Holiday Pictures 2015