Michael Candelori

Cinematographer & Photojournalist @ Rex Features + NurPhoto / Based in Philadelphia

In a career behind the camera spanning 15 years, Michael has mastered several modes of visual storytelling. He earned an M.F.A. in Film Production from the  at Chapman University, where he was nominated for the Kodak Scholarship and... read on
Focus: Photographer, Photojournalist, Editor, Producer, Videographer, Video Editor, Video, Creative Director, Photography
Skills: Photo Assisting, Adobe InDesign, Coding CSS, Coding HTML, Coding Javascipt, Web Design, Typography, Photojournalism, Video Editing, Web Development, Film Photography
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Available in Philadelphia
Focused on Photographer, Photojournalist, Editor, Producer, Videographer, Video Editor, Video, Creative Director, Photography
Skilled at Photo Assisting, Adobe InDesign, Coding CSS, Coding HTML, Coding Javascipt, Web Design, Typography, Photojournalism, Video Editing, Web Development, Film Photography
Coverage Regions: Africa Europe Latin America USA & Canada
Languages Spoken: English, French (conversational), Spanish (basic)
Years of experience: More than 10
HEFAT certification? no
In a career behind the camera spanning 15 years, Michael has mastered several modes of visual storytelling. He earned an M.F.A. in Film Production from the  at Chapman University, where he was nominated for the Kodak Scholarship and twice received the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant. He has shot three feature films and dozens of short films, music videos and television pilots, as well as innovative, purpose-driven storytelling for clients in retail, medicine and tech. Michael's documentary video work with non-profits including the ,  and  supports their fundraising and awareness efforts.

Michael is also an accomplished visual journalist, having captured breaking news, editorial and documentary images on five continents. His far-reaching coverage, with a particular focus on national politics and social activism movements, has been featured by a wide cross-section of media including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time, National Geographic, Vogue, Rolling Stone, Esquire, The Guardian, Fast Company, New York Magazine, New York Post, Vice, The Intercept, and Axios.