I'm a photographer, traveler, and entrepreneur.   I also founded Modern Collodion, producing supplies for wet plate photographers. 

My travel work is primarily available through Getty Images and has been featured by companies like CN Traveler, Time Inc, Airbnb, Exxon Mobil, BuzzFeed, Tinder, Pfizer, Dow Jones and others. While traveling I tend to focus on architecture, environment, and people and the role they play in defining a culture.  I also enjoy shooting in mixed mediums.  Aside from shooting digital, I also have a passion for Polaroid, traditional film, and the Wet Plate process.

Please contact me for licensing information or projects in US and abroad.   






To take photographs means to recognize — simultaneously and within a fraction of a second — both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one’s head, one’s eye and one’s heart on the same axis.
— Henri Cartier-Bresson

All images copyright Michael Godek. All rights reserved.