Ballet grew up in Brooklyn and from an early age was fascinated with the natural world. Keenly interested in biology and comparative anatomy he attended college, medical school, and after ...Read more...graduation and post doctoral training became a Hand Surgeon. During his career Ballet married, had twin boys, became a grandfather, built a wooden sailboat and earned a 3rd degree black belt in Karate.
Ballet is fortunate to live at the beach and can therefore capture "her" images at different times of the day and year. He is always seeking to balance reality with abstraction.
In September, 2018 Ballet became the first student to earn the Contemporary Practices Photography Certificate at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.