Mike Can Offer You Memories...

Photographer Mike Shapiro believes his photos help people time travel. Why? His images take you back to a time and place; you remember where you were and what you were doing at that moment.

Choosing the right photographer is an important decision. Mike is able to capture images that are unique, unexpected and spontaneous. He will give you personal attention welcoming your ideas for a collaborative effort. If you can imagine something he will try to do it. Mike considers every image he takes to be very precious.

Feeling comfortable in front of the camera comes from the person behind it. Mike has a way of helping people feel relaxed. Major life events often take months to plan. These special occasions need to be preserved by a photographer who will make inspired photo memories.

You deserve everything that comes to you in life. Taking you back in time through his images is Mike’s passion. It’s not what you do that counts, it’s who you are.

All photographs on site were captured by Michael Shapiro unless otherwise stated.



Mike has experience in a wide range of settings. Chances are, Mike will not only be able to meet your needs, but exceed your expectations. He can offer event photography such as weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, and weddings, portrait and family photos, corporate meetings, ceremonies, sports, and most any other occasion. He can also offer aerial photography, custom printing, and photographic prints.

Have an idea that falls outside of this general list? Contact Mike and he'll be happy to discuss your ideas.



You can purchase photographic prints of Mike's travels, sports, music and events. All available images are custom printed on high-quality photographic paper, canvas, or metal.

Common standard print sizes include 4x6", 5x7", 8x10", 11x14," 12x18 and 16x20." You may inquire about non-standard sizes, enlargements, and large-print photographs.

Custom photo albums of Mike's prints and your photographed event can be designed and created as well.



Edison & Ford Winter Estates, Minnesota Twins, Miami Dolphins, Retina Health Center, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, FineMark National Bank & Trust, Nations Association, Heights Foundation, Immokalee Foundation, Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau, Strayhorn &  Persons Law, University Grill, Gulf Citrus Growers, Coconut Point Mall, Edison Mall, Florida State Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto, Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson, HB Marble & Granite, Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties, Lee Memorial Health System, Spivey Law Firm, Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, Southwest Florida Business Today, Florida Weekly, Gulfshore Life among others.

Michael Shapiro, Photographer

Mike Shapiro is a native of Bethpage, New York. He graduated Adelphi University summa cum laude in 1977, earning a BA in communications, and thereafter held a 30-year career in television and broadcasting. He has been a chief photographer, reporter, producer, assignment manager, assistant news director and news director. He worked and lived in South Dakota, Iowa, Miami, Tampa and presently lives in Fort Myers, Florida.

Living in Southwest Florida allows Mike to photograph many beach weddings. More and more the party for a sweet sixteen and bar mitzvah are held at the beach too. The last hour of sunshine is a golden hour for taking photos. Its Mike’s favorite natural light of the day and allows for amazing photography. Captiva, Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, Bonita Beach and Naples Beach are all unique and provide ever changing photo opportunities.

Mike is also a member of The National Association of Wedding Professionals (NAWP).

Contact: mike@shapiro-photography.com