Michael Blanchard was a successful health care executive fulfilling the corporate dream and becoming what the world thought he should be when addiction to alcohol changed everything. Today Michael is a self-taught landscape photographer living and working on Martha’s Vineyard.

His work has been featured on Vineyard Style and Popular Photography. He is a speaker, author of two books, including ‘Fighting for My Life: Finding Hope and Serenity on Martha’s Vineyard’, available on Amazon. Those books combine images and inspirational words to help people better understand and heal from the disease of addiction. Additionally, he has a Masters of Arts in Psychology with a focus on Substance Use Disorder and has developed a method called Post Traumatic Growth.