Mike Fulton was born and raised just outside of Houston Texas on the Texas Gulf Coast. Learning his love for photography by finding his father's camera as a young teenager he self taught himself and enjoyed photography as a hobby through his high school years. While studying Criminal Justice and other sicence fields in college, his passion for the art of photography grew as he made the switch to the professional level shortly thereafter. Starting in the high fashion and glamour fields, Mike found his work being published in many publications ranging from art magazines to calendars. As Mike's talents grew so did his range of subjects, today Mike owns and operates TriCoast Portrait Studio with his wife Suzy Fulton. Together they capture everything from high end weddings around the world, High School Seniors/Grads, to high volume school and sports leagues in their area. Former Kodak Photographer to Watch, as well as serving as one of the Board of Directors for the Professional Photographers of America (www.PPA.com) Mike uses his knowledge and passions to assist the next generation of photographers in learning the trade.