Mel’s early life was a mix of whirlwind traveling, living in an ashram in India and working as a photojournalist for a small news service. Then in the late 1980’s he accepted a position with Time Warner, Inc. and relocated to New York City. As Imaging Manager, Mel worked with the top photo editors and imaging staff of all their flagship magazines, such as: Time, Life, People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune.
He twice received the AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE from Time Inc. Magazines.
Mel’s award-winning images have appeared in countless publications in over a hundred countries (Vogue magazine, American Photographer, New Age Journal, Time magazine cover, and hundreds more).
Whether creative and edgy, editorial, fashion or commercial work, with more than 20 years of experience, it’s always about the drive to create amazing photographs that inspire wonder!
Editorial Images Used, Partial List
American Photographer, New York, USA
An Nahr Arabe et International, Beirut, Lebanon
Economist Magazine, London, England
Evening Herald, Dublin, Ireland
Hayat, Istanbul, Turkey
Le Nouvelliste, Quebec, Canada
Madhya Pradesh Chronicle, Bhopal, India
Manila Bulletin, Manila, Philippines
New Age Journal, USA
Wah Kiu Yat Pao, Hong Kong
Phileftheros, Nicosia, Cyprus
Reporter, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Shenyang Wanbao, Peoples Republic of China
Suomenmaa, Helsinki, Finland
The Voice, Castries, St. Lucia
Time Magazine (cover), New York, USA
Vogue Magazine (2 page spread), New York, USA
Commercial Images Used, Partial List
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Miller Lite Beer
Bank of America
US Postal Service
Parker Brothers Corp.
Inside Edition TV
Time Life Books
St. Martins Press
The Raj Resort