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Michael H.

Portland, OR, USA1 review

$700 - $3000 / Day

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Top Services

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

    1 review
  • Documentary DP

  • Creative Director

Equipment

Video

  • 2K video camera
  • 4K video camera
  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Drone

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Lighting kit
  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders

About Michael

Michael Hanson is an Oregon-based photographer/director represented by National Geographic Creative. His awards include POYi, Communication Arts, PDN30, America's Top Travel Photographers, and Images of the Year for Portraiture, along with others from National Geographic, PDN, Banff, Rangefinder, FYI Folio, American Advertising Federation. Michael's photography career began after playing Minor League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves. His work has taken him to over 25 countries around the world. He completed his first book, a project documenting urban farming in America, titled Breaking Through Concrete in 2010 and directed and DP'd his first documentary film, Who Owns Water, on a river in his native South. In 2018, he DP'd and walked across Costa Rica for an upcoming documentary film. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and Outside Magazine. Michael's fine art work is in the permanent archive at the Sir Elton John Collection.

Top Projects

  • 2021 Year In Review

    • Documentary DP
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Commercial DP
    • Drone Operator
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company

    A recap of work shot/edited in 2021.

  • REI presents...I AM HERE

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - Commercial
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    We designed and shot the story from start to finish.

  • 2020 Year In Review

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Drone Operator
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    A quick recap of some projects from 2020.

  • REI presents Everyone Skis

    • Documentary DP
    • Drone Operator
    • Creative Director
    • Field Producer
    • Production Company

    A short film for REI on skiing and ranching life in a small town in Oregon.

  • REI presents...I AM HERE

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Production Company

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Michael's Clients

  • Outside Magazine
  • Modoc
  • Mountain Magazine
  • Modoc Stories
  • NBCLX

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