Join Michael Grecco for the Artist Reception at the Leica Gallery

January 4th, 2017

Dear Friends, Family and Clients,

I am pleased to announce the only one-person show at the Leica Gallery in Los Angeles to exhibit both my new body of work, After the Audition, and the continuation of the Urban Landscape Project.

Please join me for the Artist Reception on January 17th from 6pm to 9pm at Leica Gallery Los Angeles at 8783 Beverly Blvd. in West Hollywood, as part of the Month of Photography in LA. If you are able to attend, please RSVP to to let us know you are coming.

If you can’t make it to the reception, the show will be going for the entire month of January. More details about the show are below.

I’d love to see you there.

Cheers, Michael Grecco


Los Angeles
ARTIST RECEPTION Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 6pm-9pm
DURATION January 4th – January 31st, 2017
OPENING HOURS Monday – Saturday, 10am-6pm | Sunday, 12pm-5pm


The first time Leica’s LA space hosts a solo show by any photographer, Grecco’s is not only an eclectic international collection, but now is also an outright love letter to the City of Angels. – Huffington Post



An official event of Converge: 11-Days of Featured Photographic Programming and the Month of Photography Los Angeles.
Leica Gallery Los Angeles | 8783 Beverly Boulevard | West Hollywood | CA 90048 | (424) 777-0341 |

Presenting a New Lighting Portfolio with the Clare Agency

August 2nd, 2016

You might know that I love light and lighting. Having written two lighting books and having been the subject of a PDN (Photo District News) Lighting Master series several years ago, I continue to be inspired by the incredible possibilities of light. As a photographer who loves to create a look with light, finishing (retouching) is also very important.

So as part of my new collaboration with Clare O’Dea at the we have re-edited, re-organized and created what we think is a stunning look to the work. I have also included 2 jewelry images below from a recent shoot for a national jewelry designer that are all about the lighting, makeup and color.



I would love to know what you think of the new presentation on Clare’s website

Please feel free to reach out and let us know what you think of the work or if you have a project to bid. We are full of ideas. Looking forward to connecting soon. Enjoy! – Michael

Will Smith Sports Illustrated Cover Shoot for ‘Concussion’ feature film

February 15th, 2016



As creatives, most of us love what we do. We love the small jobs, the medium jobs, but we especially love the really big jobs. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll do a smaller job any day of the week, but a high-profile, high production shoot really gets me going.

This is the case with being asked to shoot Will Smith for the cover of Sports Illustrated for the movie Concussion. I was tasked with getting several variations for a cover as well as a potential inside photograph. To do this we created several sets: a white set, a dark gray set and then varied the lighting with Indo sets. The trick on a shoot like this is not just the technical expectations, but the more important task is keeping everyone happy and creating a great atmosphere on set. I had worked with Will before and know what a pleasure he is to shoot. Once again, he didn’t disappoint.

The images and experience went well enough for everyone that Brad Smith, then Director of Photography of Sports Illustrated said with a smile that he wanted to be my agent.

Well Brad, I also have a new agent. I’d love to announce my partnership with Clare O’Dea of the Clare Agency. Love to hear your feedback on the images and would love to create something meaningful for you soon. – Michael

Behind the Shoot: Will Smith’s ‘Concussion’ Cover Shoot