From film to digital, photojournalist — and Syracuse resident — Michael Greenlar has been behind the lens since 1979. With an eye for the perfect shot, Michael has worked as a staff photographer for the Syracuse Post-Standard Newspaper (Advance Media) since 2003. Additionally, he is an on-location, editorial photographer, with publications appearing in Life, Time and The New York Times Magazine. Greenlar’s photo essay subjects have included: the charcoal industry in Haiti, apartheid in South Africa, a four generation traditional Algonquin family in the Canadian bush, Native American lacrosse, and post-war Laos.
“The United Difference”
Throughout the spring and summer of 2021, Greenlar went on-site at nine United Way of Central New York funded programs to capture the kind of work that your donations help to support, every day. United Way is honored that Mike focused his lens on our programs, to create a series he’s calling “The United Difference.”