About Mike Spinelli Photography
People, products, and places near and far predominate the insightful images that Mike Spinelli captures. His Phoenix, Ariz., commercial photography business specializes in corporate, product, architecture, advertising, and public relations photography.
Editorially Mike's work appears in major magazines such as Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, GQ, and Vogue. For many years, his interior photography work was syndicated internationally by Universal Press Syndicate to illustrate its "Primary Colors" home feature columns.
His studio and location images represent diverse subject matter ranging from food and architecture to sports and products. Working primarily in digital format, he does much of his corporate work for annual reports, public relations events, and advertising.
Beyond an active photography career, Mike has been very involved in public service. He was elected twice to 4-year terms of office in Burlingame, Calif., a suburban San Francisco community of 28,000. Besides serving as councilman, he has been the mayor once and the vice mayor twice. His City Council work has taken him to the nation's capital three times to testify before the United States Congress.
Mike has done work for various Internet companies including designing and managing the Sports channel website for MSN, Microsoft's major online service. He also taught the prerequisite courses "Digital Photojournalism" and "Web Communications" at Notre Dame de Namur University. His business affiliations include the Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce.