Concert and event photography

Testimonials

“Simply put, he’s one of my favorite photographers to work with. Kind, professional and easy to work with, Michael goes above and beyond with every assignment and will stop at nothing to get the shot you need and turn it around quickly.”

 
 

“Michael has been a valuable member of the Forecastle Festival media team for over a decade. Kind, professional and easy to work with, Michael goes above and beyond with every assignment and will stop at nothing to get the shot you need and turn it around quickly…

Simply put, he’s one of my favorite photographers to work with.
— Holly Weyler McKnight, Forecastle Foundation
 
We highly recommend Michael. He is a true professional with a talent for capturing the essence of people and events with ease. He is a pleasure to work with and his photos are top quality. We hope he is able to document our festival’s scenes and spirit for many years to come.

Phenomenal!
— Ali Hawthorne, Abbey Road on the River
 

“I can sincerely say that Mike is one of the best photographers I've worked with. Not only is he talented from a photography perspective, but he is also easy and fun to work with. Mike conducts himself in an extremely professional, but very personable, manner with a high level of integrity, always ensuring that he meets clients’ needs and abides by necessary guidelines. He is very responsive to emails, arrives early and delivers finished photos in a timely manner…

Mike’s combination of passion, talent, friendly disposition and professionalism make it easy to recommend him for any project.
— Deanna Southerling, KFC Yum! Center
 
I have had the pleasure of working with Michael for the past 10+ years.
His professionalism as well as his incredible talent make him one of the best in the biz.
— Rosemarie Moehring, PNC Riverbend, Cincinnati
 
The quality of his artistry and eye speaks for itself. Just take a look. But equally important to a promoter is a photographer’s professionalism. I never have to think twice about allowing Michael to have a photo pass. He knows the rules and respects the boundaries.

One of the best.
— Billy Hardison, Production Simple Concerts/Headliners Music Hall
 
I’m so lucky to have worked with Mike Stewart since 2011. He’s not only a wonderful person but an incredibly hard worker. The guy never stops! I’m a big fan of his photography and his music photos adorn the walls of my office and home.

If you want great photos from a trusted source, then C. Michael Stewart photography is for you.
— Mindy Goff, Live Nation
 
We have been using Mike as our house photographer for both Production Simple concerts and at Headliners Music Hall for over 7 years now. He is always a professional with the venue and the artists. He is great at getting “that shot” that is just perfect and his warm friendly demeanor makes him a pleasure to work with.
— Lizi Hagan, Production Simple
 
It is always such a pleasure working with Mike who is kind, friendly, and an all-around incredible person! On top of that, he is dependable, timely, organized, and a true professional in his field. Mike always brings new creative photography content to our business before anyone else!
— Mallory Kramer, Live Nation