Photo : Susan Stripling

Photo : Susan Stripling

Michelle Kinney is a portrait and lifestyle photographer in New York City.

Born and raised in Watertown, NY, Michelle moved to Manhattan in the Spring of 2004 to pursue a career in music and has happily discovered a career in photography in the process.  Her photographs have appeared in several publications including USA Today Modern Woman Magazine,, The Advocate Magazine, Washingtonian Bride and Groom, Time Out New York, The New York Observer, and OUT Magazine. 

Michelle also photographs weddings as a second shooter for Laura Marie Duncan Photography.

As a performer, Michelle has sang in numerous New York City music venues from Madison Square Garden to Rockwood Music Hall and Jazz at Lincoln Center. She is still very much a part of the NYC theater scene as an active member of The Players, an historic club, founded in 1888 by Edwin Booth.

A New York City resident, she resides with her husband Joe and their kittens Oliver and Sterling. She shares a passion for vintage fashion, politics, and rock & roll!

Michelle is a member of Professional Photographers of America, National Press Photographers Association, and Nikon Professional Services. 

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