Michael Cole

UNITED KINGDOM

Michael Cole

The Coach House
27 The Avenue, Beckenham
Kent, BR3 5DP, Great Britian

Phone: +44 (0) 20-8658-6120
Email: mikecole@dircon.co.uk

o Studied at Beckenham Art School and later at The Ravensbourne College of Art & Design in the 60’s.
o Worked briefly as a graphic designer before becoming interested in photography in 1969.
o Attended first Wimbledon Championships that year using a 35mm Pentax SV SLR camera and a 135mm lens.
o Over 100 Grand Slam tournaments covered to date.
o The ’Michael Cole Camerawork’ tennis picture library incorporates the archives of Le Roye Productions, (established 1945), and comprises over half a million colour and black & white images including over 60 consecutive years photo coverage of The Wimbledon Championships.
o Interests are photography and classic & sports car racing/meetings and combining the two, using Canon cameras and lenses.