Mychal Watts a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps worked to become a Professional Photographer after serving our Great Nation. Mychal developed an astute talent for Photography by learning his craft from working as a Professional Photo Lab Technician and earning the accolade of a Master Black and White and color Technician.
Under the tutelage and as #1 assistant to Entertainment Photographer Kevin Mazur, Mychal started to place images in many National Magazines. After this success he was now hooked on the Field of Entertainment Photography. Aquiring clients include such Celebrities as Mariah Carey, Aretha Franklyn, Sting, Elton John, Billy Joel, P. Diddy, James Taylor, Debra Gibson and others.
His Talent eventually landed him a chance to cover events in the Entertainment Industry. Assigned to cover many Celebrity and News Events for Wireimage, then Grandfathered into a contract with Getty Images.
Mychal then shifted his focus to a passion very dear to him, to be able devote his talents and skills to support his Brothers and Sisters in Arms. Volunteering for a year then brought in as the Director of Photography Services for The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes, a 501.3c Not for profit Organization that provided financial and emotional support for our wounded Soldiers returning back to society after recovering from injuries received in Combat.
Now based in New York City, He remains a Contributor/Stringer Photographer shooting for Wireimage/Getty