Studio owner and creative director, Mike Caringi, is authentic, charismatic and brings out the best in everyone and everything he shoots. An enthusiastic traveler, fluent in Italian and a serious foodie, he is always on the search for beauty in every situation. With his big heart and genuinely outgoing nature, Mike creates a bond with his subjects and earns the trust of each of his clients. His ability to give clear direction becomes an important part of the day without impacting his ability to capture candid moments as they unfold around him. Never shy, and always inventive, Mike won’t hesitate to jump in and demonstrate exactly how a pose should be done. He is detail-oriented, highly experienced and very hands-on. He knows how to tie a bow tie, bustle a dress and make even the most stoic grandparent smile. Mike is passionate about style and storytelling and his photos reflect that.