photo by Matt Lien

photo by Matt Lien

Michelle McSwain, photographer

Michelle McSwain is a New York City based photographer. Having grown up loving the outdoors and farms of her town in Kentucky, she has always had a playfulness and sincerity to her work. She brings a laid back and flexible attitude to every shoot with a knack of making people feel instantly like old friends. Michelle has worked freelance for several years with The New York Times and Yahoo doing photo editing and retouching. She has done photography for the likes of Nike, Zara, Fiverr, Barkbox, AMC Networks, and several other companies.

In 2015, she co-founded the mobile app company Pablo, known for its patent-pending long exposure video technology. Previously, she co-invented the first ever light painting photobooth LightBomber. Michelle has traveled globally for her photography and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with her fiancé and adopted dog, Julep.