Owner / Photography Instructor
Specialties: aerial film and photography, natural and astro-landscapes
Christopher is a content creator and pro camera operator based in the northeastern US. An expert in motion controlled time-lapse and film, Christopher also works with motorized 3-axis time-lapse and video systems. He divides his time leading New England workshops and public speaking on the subject of astrophotography and motion time lapse.
Some professional credits are as follows: National Geographic’s One Strange Rock series, PBS NOVA - Black Hole Apocalypse, Archipelago Films giant screen IMAX film "Backyard Wilderness" and BBC "Earth's Greatest Spectacles.” His personal time-lapse projects include 'Welcome To New England' and 'The Light of the Night.'
Storm Chaser / Weather instructor
Specialties: Master storm chaser, extreme weather & natural disaster documentary
Michael has been chasing storms all across the United States for over two decades. His first real encounter with severe weather as Hurricane Gloria made a direct hit on his parents’ home on Long Island, NY. It inspired his life’s calling to chase storms with a passion.
A SUNY Oswego alum, he has spent the last 20 years traveling the US filming the wildest weather imaginable. He’s routinely been within a couple hundred yards of massive tornadoes and has hunkered down in the center of strong Hurricanes like Irma and Michael.
During his career, Michael has sold countless hours of footage for major news outlets like The Weather Channel and World News Tonight.
Storm Chaser / Weather Instructor
Specialties: Master storm chaser, team training, photography and video editing
Based in Long Island, New York, Cary is armed with an extensive background in meteorology and has been chasing storms for over 20 years. He is also an FAA licensed pilot and chases severe weather in the Plains and monsoons in Arizona annually.
In 2016, he founded SVLMedia, a video brokerage firm with a roster of over 130 storm chasers. The company’s focus is to license the chasers’ footage to major networks, generating income for a hobby they love.
Many of Cary’s chases have been documented on networks like The Weather Channel, ABC, NBC, and CBS. In 2017, his photography of the total solar eclipse was featured in a Warby Parker ad campaign.