Michael Freas

Asheville, North Carolina

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About Me

I believe in the power of visuals. It’s a language we use to see into each other’s lives, one frame at a time. The images I produce are done with quality in mind as a benchmark. To create an experience.

I provide a visual journey or story for all of my clients. My goal is to explain to the viewer who a brand is, without text. I use storytelling elements, with dynamic and creative compositions, to create an abstract experience for my clients target markets.
Within today’s creative landscape, finding a photographer to work with can feel overwhelming. You look for someone who can capture your vision, but also has the technical skill and experience that ensures your trust. Communication, and attention to detail is of the utmost importance.

As a professional photographer, I bring over 10 years of experience to each of my projects. Whether it is advertising or for an exclusive brand, I am committed to every detail.

Using engaging compositions and storytelling elements, I am able to convey the aesthetic of any destination, enticing every viewer and transporting them to any destination. Ive worked with travel agencies around the world to help them with social media campaigns and influencers for many destinations around the world.
My work has been featured in many magazines and online publications such as, Rolling Stone, Women’s Health, The New York Times and many more.

I have been in the industry since 2016.


Director of Photography – American Outdoorsman Gear

November, 2022 — November, 2022
Commercial – Burnett Textile Co.

Lead Photographer – American Outdoorsman Gear

November, 2022 — November, 2022
Commercial – Burnett Textile Co.

BTS Photographer – Dermatology Video Production

August, 2022 — August, 2022
Commercial – Incyte Dermatology

Staff Photographer – Merlefest 2022

April, 2022 — April, 2022
Live Event – Merlefest

Staff Photographer – Merlefest 2021

September, 2021 — September, 2021
Live Event – Merlefest

Photographer – Winter Dew Tour

January, 2020 — January, 2020
Live Event – Dew Tour

Staff Photographer – Merlefest 2019

April, 2019 — April, 2019
Live Event – Merlefest

Staff Photographer – Merlefest 2018

April, 2018 — April, 2018
Live Event – Merlefest

Staff Photographer – Merlefest 2017

April, 2017 — April, 2017
Live Event – Merlefest

Contributing Photographer – Florida Keys & Key West

January, 2015 — current
Feature – Newman PR

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