I'm definitely an amateur photographer, but I'm trying to become better at it. I've loved photography forever and have been annoying friends and family with my camera for decades!! :-D

In March of 2007 I bought my first dSLR - a Canon XTi and in July of 2008 I got a 40D. Eventually I would like to get a 5D mkIII, but for now that is out of reach.

Update 07/09/2009 - Trying to learn more about lighting and the more technical aspects of photography, but it's a struggle! I'm so glad to have a great group of friends here on flickr to support my attempts at these things!! <3

Update 10/30/2009 - Sooo I've had a dry spell in photography creativity and motivation. One of the things I've recently started doing is paring down the number of groups I belong to (was up to 650+). I feel like I need to simplify both my life and my flickr experience. Please don't take offense if I've removed myself from your group, it's nothing personal at all!


Canon 40D
Canon XTi
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM :o)
Canon EF 70-200 f/4L USM
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 macro
Canon Kit lens 18-55mm
Canon Speedlite 430EX
Canon Battery Grip for XTi

Nikon Coolpix S51
Canon Powershot S2 IS

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    craig.proulx says:

    "Michelle has to be one of the nicest and coolest photographers I know. She is not only laid back, but has one hell of an eye for good compositions. It is always fun to go shooting with Michelle, as we both learn so much from eachother. I haven't been doing this very long, but the one thing I've learned is that putting several minds together makes better images. I thank Michelle for being not only a great friend, but for being a great inspiration behind the camera!"

    November 13th, 2008

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    ineedathis, the older I get, the more fun I have! says:

    "Michelle is been my friend for a long time, her photos of Greece attracted me to her stream, She is very talented photographer and extremely great with her animals, her photos are well focused beautifully composed and well thought, she is very beautiful person and she is a caring person and thats very important to me!
    I hope you never change my dear friend you are special!

    July 14th, 2008

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    catklein says:

    "Xena's shots are so amazing. I always know i can go to her stream and see the most amazing and moving animal pictures. Great photographer, for sure....Goooo Xena!"

    April 3rd, 2008

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    yiorgosnj says:

    "Michelle has a passion for life and photography and she displays life in a colorful capture. I enjoy her photography as she is a talented artist"

    January 25th, 2008

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    vw4ross says:

    "I love looking at Michelle's photostream. She is far from an amateur. She has a great eye for taking interesting, breathtaking photos. Her composition is always wonderful. All the photos she adds to flickr are practically Explore worthy. I may show her a tad of favoritism, since we both have the same car, and anyone that has a VW GTI is ok in my book. Regardless, keep up the great work and continue impressing us with your great work!!"

    December 14th, 2007

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    Harsh Mangal` says:

    "Michelle is definitely not an amateur photograph. I can see TRUE LIES in her profile! Check out her photographs, they are really really amazing! There are great "feelings" in each and every photograph of hers! I just love her shots and believe me, its great to have a photographer like her, as a contact!"

    October 30th, 2007

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    bye bye オモイデ says:

    "Michelle Kelley seems to be a true animal friend! ;D & I just wanna cuddle with every animal in her photos! Hehe!
    Put put that aside, I adore her playful style, & I always look forward to seeing her photos!:)

    Keep it up~!"

    October 28th, 2007

Michelle Kelley
August 2006
Westford, MA
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