Photograph by Bill McNicol

Photograph by Bill McNicol

About Me

Hey everyone!  My name is Michael Thornburg and I am a professional portrait, lifestyle, and commercial photographer based out of Cleveland, OH.

My love for people and humanity is why I specialize in portrait photography.  There is something extremely intimate about photography, not in a relationship sense but in a human sense, and I strive to do everything I can to capture those human moments and emotions.  When I photograph a person, my goal is to capture that one photo which fully embodies that person and their personality or that particular concept/theme.

When I'm not taking photos, you can find me teaching photography to high schoolers, hanging out at a local coffee shop or brewery, or brainstorming ideas with friends at my studio.

Although most of my work is portrait photography, I can do it all - couples, products, real estate, etc..  If you would like to connect with me and create something special, click the link below.