Michael Alford

Michael Alford

Michael Alford is a technology consultant and life-long amateur photographer based in Washington DC. After studying the history of art as an undergraduate and obtaining an architecture degree, he has spent most of his career in environmental policy and environmental education. Photography has been a constant interest and passion, from his first brownie box camera at age eight to the digital cameras and drones of today. He is fascinated by all aspects of the field—art, science, technology and human perception.

Articles by Michael Alford


Photography and movies have taught us to interpret focus and blur as depth: the eye refocuses and moves too fast to notice it

Photography and Stereo Vision (Rediscover)

Why Aren’t We Talking About It All The Time? For years I have been fascinated with how the human eye perceives depth, and particularly with