Michael Berman is a food, portrait, and documentary photographer who makes delicious pictures of food and engaging people photos in all sorts of situations.
Besides taking pictures, Michael writes stories for his blog Pizzacentric, which is about pizza and other "people's foods." Michael's writing has also been published in the “Edible” magazines and in the book, “The Guide to New York City With Children" (2014, Little Bookroom).
Michael's prints are in several collections, including that of Sir Elton John - pretty cool!
Michael lives in Brooklyn with his wife, their 12 year old daughter, and their sweet black & white field spaniel named Maggie.
Chris Klein, Senior Producer, J. Walter Thompson: “Michael’s willingness to venture into the unknown with us was an amazing adventure that I've told many people about."
Jody Storch, Owner, Peter Luger Steakhouse: "Working with Michael is a real pleasure. He finds remarkably creative ways to express the real heart and soul of our business."
Brandi Suttles, Officer, Global Partnerships at United Nations Foundation: "Michael is wonderful to work with, he is easy going, professional, and efficient."
David Cabestany, Freelance Motion Designer & Animator: "I worked with Michael on a three day ad shoot for PNC Bank and couldn't have been more pleased. I highly recommend Michael for any photo shoot, big or small, he will exceed your expectations."
Michael Pinchera, Editor, Meeting Professional Magazine: “Michael’s photos have always found a solid home in our publication, bringing out the subjects' personalities and technically producing images that, well, just shine.”
Advertising: AstraZeneca, PNC Bank, Lay's Potato Chips, Sprint, Stouffer's (via JWT, Digitas, Marca Hispanic) Restaurants & Food: Sarabeth's, Dean & Deluca, Le Petit Parisien, Peter Luger Steakhouse, Alma Restaurant, The Kati Roll Company, Sarge's Delicatessen, Dulce de Leche Bakery, Financier Patisserie, Park Slope Food Coop, Provenance Meals, Table 87, Vin et Fleurs, Tir na Nog, Brennan & Carr, Salsa con Fuego, Piada, Scandia Seafood; Editorial: NY Times, The Guardian (UK), NY Daily News, Edible Queens/Brooklyn/Manhattan, AARP Magazine, Reader's Digest, Adbusters, DK Publishing, The Little Bookroom; Events: American Express, COPD Foundation
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