Lizamie V. says, "What an experience! Professional, intuitive, talented, and personable.
Mike is apparently well-known as a local, special events photographer, so our expectation was already elevated when we hired him to shoot pre-performance and live photos of a live vocal performance. This, knowing that most events have poor lighting, difficulty with crowded spaces, and acoustics to drive anyone to distraction. Still, Berklee College of Music’s events coordination team said, “Mike is a pro. Hopefully he’s available.” And they, who shall remain generally referred to, aren’t really supposed to make recommendations.
Best decision we could have made for an important first performance because Mike was not only the professional we expected, he was also very in tune with the artist’s energy and even nervousness; intuitively working to help build her comfort level and adjusting the scene and positioning to keep her engaged and fully present. Something, I believe, that helped her as she was also mentally preparing to hit the stage. That was an unanticipated benefit to hiring Mike Spencer. The lighting, crowds, deluge of music, and conversations all around us - fell away. The photos, by the way, are incredible."See more