(707) 322-7269          michael@michaelwrightstudio.com

Located in the Sacramento, Ca area.




Food and still life images are Michael’s focus.

Restaurants, chefs, artists, and publications seeking photographs of details to any specific key elements by an experienced photographer contact Michael.





Bachelor of Arts in professional Photography

Brooks Institute of Photography  2006

Freelance photographic assistant work for:
TC Reiner
Patrick Demarchelier
Annie Leibovitz

Full time photographic assistant work for:
Richard Avedon
Irving Penn


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Michael credits Irving Penn for inspiring him on food and still life photographic work.

Michael’s Clients

Adamsons French Dip, Black Coyote Chateau, Claiborne & Churchill Vintners, Critelli Olive Oil,Dagstani & Sons, Del Dotto Vineyards, Durell Vineyards, Flora Springs, Five Sons Winery, Folsom & Associates, Francis Coppola Winery, Frazier Winery, Hogan Land Services, Hollis Wines, Inglenook Estate, John Bentley’s Restaurant, Kistler Vineyards, Lamborn Family Vineyards, Lancaster Estate, Lola Kay Wine, Long Shadows Dinstinguished Wineries and Vineyards, Lucas and Lewellen Vineyards,Masut Vineyards and Winery, Meteor Vineyard, Niebaum-Coppola Americas Grand Wine Estate, Nunes Vineyard, Pedestal, Oak Knoll Ranch / Lamoreaux Vineyards, Pietra Santa, Pirouette, Lucas & Lewelyn wine, Queen of Hearts Brand, River Rock Casino, Romeo’s Pizza & Pasta, Round Pond Estate, Rustic Francis Ford Coppola’s Favorites, Rutherford Wine Company, Safeway, Sbragia Family Vineyards, Schramsberg Vineyards, Stewart Cellars, Three Sticks Winery, Twin Pine Casino & Hotel, Wine Spectator Magazine



Michael was asked to make guest speaking appearances and did for Brooks Institute of Photography (Santa Barbara, Ca), Academy of Art University (San Francisco, Ca), and Santa Barbara City College (online teleconference).