samedi 19 décembre 2009


In the last post I talked about our two new cats..
Here they are!! they are  lovely

Oslo, silver Persian 6 months
Charlotte , Himalayan 4 months

And here is our little Cibelle, 10 years


To finance my photography project I work as a photographic retoucher, worked a lot this year and now, vacation time!!

love Christmas, love holidays, love to start a new year.
and thanks to Ikea for my christmas tree

Before starting  a new year I always do a reflexion.
2009 was an important year in my presonal life: engagement, new apartment (the perfect one),  losing two of my old cats (choosing to euthanized your cats is such a hard and painful decision)  2 new baby cats, working, loving Max, starting acupuncture treatment (miraculous)..

Where is the photography in 2009?  Nowhere! I can't believe I did not do any photoshoots this year.  But I worked on  photoshoots to come: research, collecting, finding, buying accessories.

So, here are the plan so far for 2010.

Obsessed in wonderland part 2

few other projects:
 Polka dot
Button necklaces

 building my beaconhill greenleaf dollhouse.

and finally buying canon 5D markII camera!!!!!!!!!

Happy new year!!!

dimanche 15 février 2009

SNAP! 2009, silent auction- 4 of my photos are selected!

SNAP! is the AIDS Committee of Toronto’s annual photographic fundraiser featuring a live auction of curated art, a silent auction, and photo competition.

I've submited some of my photos to the SNAP! competition , they received 400 photos submission, they chose 120 and 4 of my photos are selected to be in the silent auction!

Its an amazing event and opportunity for me to show my work and help at the same time. I am really glad to be a part of it.


SNAP! est un comité de Toronto qui organise une levée de fond annuelle photographique pour le HIV qui comprend un encan silencieux, encan régulier et une compétition photographique, c'est un évènement unique qui donne de la visibilité aux photographes tout en amassant des fonds.

Cette année, 400 photos leur ont été soumises, 120 retenues pour l'encan silencieux, j'ai soumis quelques unes de mes photos et 4 ont été sélectionnées pour faire partie de l'encan silencieux.

C'est un évènement génial, une opportunité incroyable pour moi et une façon très agréable de pouvoir aider également.

mercredi 4 février 2009

Obsessed in Wonderland a photographic tale by Julie Michaud

Enfin!! La première partie de mon nouveau projet est finalisée, j'ai terminée la phase , qui pour moi est la plus difficile, trouvez le nom et les formats, mais voilà:

Obsédée par le pays des merveilles, un conte photographique par Julie Michaud/ Obsessed in Wonderland, a photographic tale by Julie michaud.

en voici une petite sélection.

Le projet sera en ligne sur mon site bientôt .

Je débuterai la seconde partie dès mars.

jeudi 13 novembre 2008

lundi 8 septembre 2008

International photography awards-Lucie Awards

I am really excited!!
The Lucie awards are the oscars of photography.
Its an international photo contest, and I won in 3rd place with my photo Dentelles 4, in th category: professional, fine art -collage.
And White Box, laundry day and velveteen received an honorable mentions!!

So next step, is the gala , the 6th annual lucie awards, october 20, at the lincoln center new york, and my photo will be publish with all the others winning photos, in a coffee table book.

here is an extract of the press release about that:

For immediate release:

International Photography Awards Announces winners of the 2008 Competition.

Julie Michaud of Canada was awarded 3rd place in the 2008 International Photography Awards Competition.

Los Angeles, California., 9/8/2008 --- International Photography Awards (IPA) announced the winners of this year's IPA Photographer of the Year awards.

Julie Michaud of Canada was Awarded: 3rd place in Fine Art in professional category for his entry, "dentelles 4" .

About Julie Michaud

About IPA
The 2008 International Photography Awards has received over 22,000 submissions from 124 countries across the globe. IPA's mission is to salute the achievements of the world's finest photographers, to discover new and emerging talent, and to promote the appreciation of photography. Since 2003 IPA has had the privilege and opportunity to acknowledge and recognize contemporary photographers’ accomplishments in this specialized art form.

Julie Michaud

IPA Contact:
Sarah Cho
Competition Director
IPA | Lucie Awards


je suis vraiment excitée, car j'ai gagnée en 3ieme place, avec ma photo dentelles 4, dans la catégorie, professionelle fine art collage, au concours internation International photography awards, Lucie Awards. Les lucie awards sont considérées comme les oscars de la photographie.

Mes photos de la serie White Box, Laundry day et velveteen ont toutes reçues des mentions honorables.

Ce concours en est a sa 6ieme année, plus de 22 000 photos ont été soumises de 124 pays. Ma prochaine étape sera la soirée de gala des 6th lucie awards, le 20 oct au lincoln center de New york.

cette photo sera publiée avec tous les autres gagnants dans un "coffee table book".