Michael King is a Massachusetts based photographer. He is a retired physicist who worked in diverse fields of optical imaging. King has achievements and inventions in 3-dimensional holographic imaging, electron device photolithography and refractive eye surgery (PRK). A lifelong interest in photographic expression has led him to his present pursuit, using digital photography to explore the intersection between real and imagined realities.
King has exhibited his photos in group and juried exhibitions at venues including the Griffin Museum of Photography (Winchester, MA) the Concord Art Association (Concord, MA), PhotoPlace Gallery (Middlebury, VT), and the Praxis Gallery (Minneapolis, MN). Early in his career he had a hologram accepted into the Museum of Holography in Manhattan which later transferred its collections to the MIT Museum in Boston.
King has studied photography at the Griffin Museum, NESOP and the deCordova Museum all located in Massachusetts and at Maine Media. He holds a Ph.D. in physics from Carnegie Mellon University.