Michael Duryea was born in Onalaska, WA, a small farming town an hour south of Seattle. In the fall of 2014, he will graduate from the San Francisco Academy of Art University with a BFA in Photography. After graduation, Michael plans to move to Seattle to begin his career as an Editorial Photographer. His work has been featured in Moda & Estilo, Elegant Magazine, Viva Fashionistas, Vogue UK, Glamour UK, and he has also photographed numerous musicians. Michael’s photographic aesthetic has been described as elegant, stylized, romantic, and graphic. He is currently the principal editorial and product photographer for both The Finerie & The Finerie CoLAB. Michael excels at making his subject feel at ease in front of the camera. This allows him to highlight the true essence of the people that he is photographing in his images. He is able to showcase a precious moment that evokes the endless possibilities of reality.