Mike Calabro

Photographer and Writer in Chicago, Illinois

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Mike Calabro has worked as freelance photojournalist and commercial photographer for the past 17 years. He specializes in lifestyle photography featuring motorsports, boating, fishing, adventure travel and more for outdoor magazines, catalogs, advertising and websites. His images have shaped campaigns and editorial for United Airlines, Boston Whaler, Sea Ray Yachts, Victory, Harley Davidson, Kawasaki, American Bicycle Group, International Olympic Committee and DieHard. His photography has appeared in National Geographic Adventure, Field & Stream, Trail Runner, Rock & Ice, Motorcyclist, Time Out Chicago, Surfer Magazine, Vice and Outdoor Life. Email Mike for a complete client list.

Calabro travels all over to exotic locales to document adventures like fishing for piranha in the Amazon, wakeboarding in Alaska, riding ATV’s on the world’s most dangerous road in Bolivia, and exploring the African coast on two-wheels. As a world traveler who has ridden a motorcycle in all 50 states, Calabro is now on a mission to visit every continent, with only two left.

  • Work
    • Urban Camper Photography
  • Education
    • Purdue University
    • California State University, East Bay