Michael O'Hara Photography


Take a look at some of my ongoing projects, finished photosets, and previews of future projects!



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Itzá: a guatemala photostory

This is an ongoing project of mine that I’ve been working on with the Maya Itzá indigenous community in Guatemala alongside my dad and our friend Rob Green. See some of the photos I’ve taken over the past couple of years, along with a short clip of an interview with Don Reginaldo, the founder of BioItzá and one of the last native speakers of the Mayan Itzá language.

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Rob and I also worked together to document meat production methods prevalent across Ghana. The practice of singeing the fur from slaughtered cows, sheep, and goats is commonplace, and the products are visually indistinguishable from those produced by methods proven to be safe and those that follow public health standards and regulations. With our project, we hope to educate and inform the public as well as the Ghanaian government so that meaningful change can be made to preserve and protect public health in Ghana.




That Sounds Decent 2019

See my photos from the 6th annual That Sounds Decent, featuring groups including Soleil Bashale, Denham, OK Parade, and Later Babes.

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Fernson Fest 2018

See my photos from Fernson’s annual event at their brewery in Sioux Falls.

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That sounds decent 2018

See my photos of Soulcrate’s final performance and more at That Sounds Decent 2018.

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The Gauntlet 2018

See my photos of The Gauntlet hosted by Circuit Fitness.

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