Welcome to the Michael Tortorich Photography, LLC website. If you are seeking professional photography services, feel free to call me at (225) 257-5530, or email through the contact page (michaeltortorichphoto@gmail.com). I am based in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, which is centrally-located to the Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Houma/Thibodaux, and Lafayette areas. If you have a concept you would like to capture, contact me now so we can discuss making it a reality.

Member since 30-Apr-10

Bachelor of Arts, Manship School of Mass Communication at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

What I photograph
Anything and everything. Seriously, try me. All jobs are considered, whether it be paparazzi for your night on Bourbon Street or simple portraits. I started in sports photography, and it remains my favorite. I've covered LHSAA, NCAA, NFL events, and lots of youth sports. Also, I have years of experience in photographing weddings and various events. I am available for family, children, and model/acting photo sessions. I have worked with many professionals on their portraits (headshots), as well as business/product photography.

Owner of Michael Tortorich Photography LLC
Web/social media coordinator for City of Donaldsonville, Louisiana

Previous employment
Team Automotive, Baton Rouge
GateHouse Media Inc. (Gonzales Weekly Citizen writer/photographer; sports editor)
WGMB-TV (news producer for Fox News Louisiana; broadcast in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Shreveport markets)
WBRZ-TV (graphics editor/assignment desk)
The Advocate, Baton Rouge (freelance writer)
South Louisiana Sports Scene

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Client testimonials

"The photos are excellent! I am so pleased!" - Alana from Napoleonville, Louisiana

"Michael is an amazing photographer. He is incredibly flexible and has a lot of experience with portraits. His portfolio is to die for." - Meredith from San Diego, California

"Thank you again for the amazing job you did with my friend's bachelorette party! The shots were amazing and we all had an excellent time! - Amanda from Dallas, Texas

"My pre-wedding and wedding day pictures all are amazing. I will never be able to pick out only one or two pictures to print. He was so nice and professional! His price was amazing, too." - Kim from Zachary, Louisiana

"Thanks so much for doing such a great job! You were so professional and a pleasure to work with!" - Genny from Baton Rouge, Louisiana

"Thank you and great job, Michael. You are talented. The team, the non-profits and supporters really appreciate your support." - Victor from Prairieville, Louisiana

In my own words...
"As long as I can remember I have been fascinated by photography. Even as a child, I would commandeer the camera and document family events. As I grew older, my interest in photography only grew greater. I actually attempted to capture shots from the stands during the LSU vs. Florida football game in 1997. I still have the grainy film of the goalposts going down. Right out of high school, I began working as a freelance writer and photographer for local newspapers. I continued to work for publications while I attended Louisiana State University, where I earned a degree in journalism. In an effort to receive a broad education, I majored in mass communication, and minored in history and psychology. I have worked full-time positions at two television stations and a newspaper. Due to my education and experience, I approach photography with unique perspective. Mere serendipity is not enough to create truly outstanding photography. I am a firm believer in working for the perfect shot. The greatest photographers aren't lucky – they make their own luck through putting in the necessary work and applying their expertise. A camera is to a photo what a brush is to a canvas; both are simply tools that can transform mundane objects into beautiful works of art. My focus is on delivering the highest-quality photography."

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portraits, headshots, athletics, sports, promotional, pets, anniversary, birthday, wedding, event, engagement, wedding photographer, wedding photography, destination photography, photographer, boudoir, travel, affordable, creative, Louisiana photographer, Louisiana photography, baton rouge photographers, ascension parish photographers

A few popular locations I travel within south Louisiana:
Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Hammond, Central, Zachary, Denham Springs, Prairieville, Gonzales, Sorrento, Donaldsonville, Plaquemine, White Castle, Addis, Brusly, St. Gabriel, Dutchtown, Port Allen, St. Amant, Geismar, Covington, Mandeville, Metairie, Kenner, Slidell, Pierre Part, Thibodaux, Houma, Breaux Bridge, Morgan City, Raceland, Vacherie, St. James, Gramercy, Lutcher

Contact Info
AddressDonaldsonville, LA 70346
United States
Daytime phone225-257-5530
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Most photos can be ordered as prints or digital download (click BUY to add items to cart). Call (225) 257-5530 (please leave message) or e-mail through the form on the contact page (michaeltortorichphoto@gmail.com).
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Featured Galleries & Collections
Courtney Black's Ballroom Dance Baton Rouge {Summer Showcase 2016} Baton RougeOur Lady of the Lake Pediatrics | Baton Rouge | July 2016Our Lady of the Lake Pediatric Graduation | June 9, 2016Live Oak Baseball and Softball Photos 2016Ascension Catholic Class of 2016 Graduation CeremonyAscension Catholic Baccalaureate Mass 2016Ascension Catholic Band Spring Concert 2016Ascension Catholic Sports Banquet 2016Ascension Catholic High School Baseball 2016Ascension Catholic Middle School Baseball 2016Ascension Catholic vs. Southern Lab Baseball {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Ascension Catholic 2015-16 Class PhotosAscension Catholic Ring Day 2016 {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Ascension Catholic Middle School Volleyball 2016Ascension Catholic High School Prom 2016Ascension Catholic High School Softball 2016Ascension Catholic vs. St. John of Plaquemine Baseball 2016 {Michael Tortorich}Ascension Catholic Middle School Softball 2016 {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Ascension Catholic vs. HL Bourgeois Baseball 2016 {Photographer Michael Tortorich}2016 OLOL Amazing Half Marathon Baton Rouge {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Ascension Catholic vs. Parkview Baptist Softball 2016 {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Ascension Catholic vs. St. John Plaquemine Basketball 2016 {Michael Tortorich}2015-16 Ascension Catholic High School Basketball Teams2015-2016 Ascension Catholic Middle Boys BasketballAscension Catholic vs. White Castle high school basketball {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Bennett {Photographer Michael Tortorich}Baton Rouge Dental AcademyAlexandria Dental Assistant School 2016Ascension Catholic Middle School Volleyball 2016 {8th Grade Night}