Silver 2021 / People / Family (Non-Pro)

Most Sacred Duty

  • Photographer
    Michael Potts
  • Agency / Studio
    Mrp Visionaries
  • Prizes
    Silver in People/Family

These photos are from an ongoing project following several families year after year. My plan is to continue to follow them as long as they're willing / I'm able to show the progression of family dynamic and the stories of their lives which ultimately are ours as well.

I grew up in Pennsylvania and in 2005 moved to Arizona where I'm rarely cold and don't have to shovel snow or cut grass. I graduated from Bucknell University with a major in English and a minor in Chemistry. I worked at Barnes & Noble for four years where my greatest achievement was becoming "that guy." (There's a story there for later.) Currently I pay the bills as a nuclear medicine technologist. (Sounds impressive right? You put nuclear in front of anything and it sounds good. Nuclear Dog Food? Awesome!) This lets me write and photograph on the side without having to resort to living on r