Michael Coyne has worked on assignments and appeared in magazines such as: Newsweek, Life, Time, National Geographic Magazine, New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, German Geo, French Geo, Paris Match, Madame La Figaro, London Observe Magazine, London Independent Magazine, Travel Holiday, and Vogue.
His numerous awards include: American National Press Photographers Association, Overseas Press Club of America, New York Art Directors Award, Book of the Year, Children’s Book of the Year, The Religious Book of the Year.
In April 2003 Michael was awarded the “Centenary Medal” by the Australian Government for Service to Photography. He has had a number of solo and combined exhibitions in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and America.
He has had a number of successful books on published of his work. Including; The Oz Factor, A World of Australians, Jesus the Jew, Tour of Duty, Second Spring The Regeneration of the Jesuits, Lonely Planet - How To Photograph People and Armageddon.
He has worked on a number of the Day In The Life projects as a photographer.
Michael has been contracted to the prestigious New York agency, Black Star for twenty years. Michael Coyne has had three documentaries filmed about him and his international images including an award-winning documentary about the spiritual images that he produces.
The play A Letter to My Daughter that was written about his life and work was staged at the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne and at the International Arts Festival in Hong Kong.
Michael is under contract to the international speaking agency, Saxtons.
His corporate clients include: Pepsi, UTC, Exxon, McDonalds, Citibank, Kodak, Kraft, Ernst & Young, FMC, Fosters, Mayne Nickless, IBM, Villa Maria Society, NewsCorp, Pacific Dunlop, Olympic Tyres, PricewaterhouseCoopers, ABB, General Motors, Gateway Computers.