Michael Grecco Photography Self-Portrait


To shoot dramatic and conceptual portraits, I create moments to capture with my lens that unlock the hidden story of our innermost being to reveal the drama, comedy, and irony of who we really are.“ Michael Grecco

Michael Grecco is an award-winning internationally renowned photographer of celebrity portraits, advertising and editorial commissions, private collections, and fine art.

One of the most respected and sought after visual storytellers in the world, his artistic conceptual vision and signature dramatic lighting create incomparable distinctive images that are famously dramatic, evocative, sophisticated, ironic, and comedic.

Known not only for his high-concept imagery, Grecco is also famed for his innate ability to connect with each subject to bring out surprising nuance and a conceptual twist that makes even the most recognizable faces unexpected, fresh, and new.   Having photographed intimate portraits of celebrities, boxers, rappers, scientists, and business leaders, Grecco delivers on every aspect of his clients vision.

On the pulse point of still and motion technology and innovation, Grecco is a regular expert and celebrated speaker on creativity, photography, and his signature lighting and directorial techniques worldwide.   As a Hasselblad Masters he also travels the globe frequently speaking and doing workshops.

Grecco has been featured in dozens of magazines and has appeared on Extra and KNBC News.

Michael Grecco is based in Los Angeles.   In his rare spare time, he can be seen exploring his hometown subcultures on his Vespa.

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