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The average speed of a hockey puck flying across the ice in a NHL game is between 80-110 mph. What does it take to stop a projectile traveling at such a velocity? The answer is MORE speed. We found out just how that lighting reflex works when famed goalie Tuukka Rask from the Boston Bruins came to the studio for a video and photo shoot.


We had to get in close while filming the eyes that see what most people can’t.


Michael preps a photograph of Tuukka adjusting his Franklin gloves.


You have to be prepared before approaching a goal guarded by this stare!


Nothing like a little smoke to add to the mood!


After the shoot, Tuukka got down low for some knee hockey with a few of his younger fans.


He wrapped up the day with autographs for the kids who attended the shoot!


Check out the final video here:

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2015 was quite a year for us here at the studio! From exciting photo and video projects to awards we were honored to win, we have a lot to be thankful for! Here are some of our favorite memories:

Early in the year, we were still working on finalizing and putting out two exciting video projects. The first was the Seapoint Estate video, where we highlighted a beautiful ocean side mansion.

Michael preparing for some beautiful drone video shots.


Another project we finished up was a TV commercial to help promote the Pine Street Inn, a local homeless shelter in Boston. It was exciting to see our work air on Channel 5!

Even though the weather was poor, our spirits remained high!


We also finished up a video helping showcase the non-profit Medicine Wheel and their goal of installing a paved path connecting the Boston National Historical Park.


When Obama came to Boston to open the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States in honor of the late Ted Kennedy, we all enjoyed reminiscing on when Michael photographed Ted Kennedy in 1995.

Senator Ted Kennedy

In April, Michael was honored to be highlighted in Boston.com for his constant philanthropic work for the community and his help for local charities to increase their support and donations.


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In May, Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito came to the studio to be photographed for the cover of Scene Magazine. We were all so excited they took the time from their busy schedule to get their portraits taken!

Over the summer, we got started on some exciting video projects, starting with a video and photoshoot featuring Boston Bruin’s goal keeper Tuukka Rask.


While on set shooting Tuukka Rask for Franklin Sports, some of the kids practices their floor hockey slap shots on Raask


Next, we worked on some some dramatic close-up filming and photography showcasing the beauty of the new iRobot product.

We also helped to promote one of Medicine Wheel’s other endeavors, Hand in Hand. The program helps to promote communication and understanding between police officers and young adults.

Using a dolly and a lot of patience, we worked tirelessly to capture the beauty of Circle Furniture.


We wrapped up a fun summer of video projects with a video highlighting the beauty of Louis Vuitton

By the fall, the award announcements began to come in, and we were honored with 4 Merit Award from Graphis Competitions for our food photography work with Baskin Robbins!

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We also were honored with two nominations for the international Black and White Spider Awards in the categories Nude Photography and Advertising Photography


The fun continued when we filmed the Mayo Bowl hosted by New England Patriots Defensive Captain Jerod Mayo. It was a lot of work but we made some time for meeting some of the Patriots team, including Tom Brady, Danny Amendola, Chandler Jones and Julian Edelman!

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We wrapped up an exciting year with a gym shoot featuring a top New England Patriots player. More details to come in 2016!

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After a busy year like 2015, we are all eager to see what 2016 will have in store for us. Stay tuned on Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date with all our latest photography and video production activities!

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Heatin’ Up with the Boston Bruins Ice Girls

…To say that we had fun with the Boston Bruins Ice Girls while they were in the studio is an understatement – we had an absolute blast! These girls brought so much energy to the set and we loved capturing that through both photography and video.

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Click to see the Ice Girls in Action!


Lauren, Mariana, and Ashley and their 1000 watt smiles



Jade, Danielle, and Deanna getting pumped up



Nikki, Michelle, and Michaela show us their team spirit

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Back on the Ice

The Bruins drop the puck tonight to kick off their run for the Stanley Cup, so we wanted to share the photo shoot we did with the Ice Girls. When the NHL lockout ended, we skated into high gear on short notice to get everything ready. Fortunately, we knew the drill as we did the Bruins and Ice Girls team shoot the season before at the TD Garden. Enjoy and Let’s Go Bruins! Boston STRONG!



Looking Tough!


Photo assistant Anthony works the fan for perfect hair flip.


The Ice Girls are proud to wear the Bruins logo on their uniform.


The iPad tethered to the camera was a huge hit! The girls loved seeing the images as they were captured in real time.



Michael knows how to work the poses.


Ready to hit the ice!


We, and the entire city of Boston were happy that the Bruins dropped the puck in 2013!

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20th Anniversary

It is hard to believe it has been 20 years since I opened my first studio! It feels like yesterday that I welcomed my first client at 355 Congress St., in the late spring of 1992. I have enjoyed every day and every shoot; it has never felt like work to me.

I would like to thank each and every client I have had the privilege to work with over the last 20 years.  It is largely due to their loyalty and innovative ideas that the last 20 years in business have been so rewarding.  I’m not in this alone; my staff of professionals makes it possible for me to focus on what I love most: capturing the perfect image.  It goes without saying that without the support of my family and friends, I would not have achieved this level of success.

Although many things have changed in the photography industry since I snapped my first photo with a Pentax K1000, the way I think about my clients has remained consistent. From day one, my philosophy has been to bring my clients’ vision to life within the comforts of my studio.

My first studio at 355 Congress St.

Former producer, Heather, and I brainstorm before a shoot.

My first client Computervision, Inc., sent me around the globe for 5 weeks in 1993. I traveled with two assistants to South Korea, Italy, Germany, France, Japan (pictured) and Canada photographing CEO’s and factories for companies such as Hyundai, Siemens, Audi, and Fiat, to name a few. That’s me on the far right, with assistant Jeff to the left of me.

33 A Street Before

33 A Street After

I wanted a place where I could provide a comfortable space with all of the amenities. Luckily, I found a building that was a diamond in the rough at 33 A Street right in South Boston. This has been my home away from home since 1998 and continues to be today.

The patio area at 33 A Street became an outdoor shower for models, Sylvia and Mark, during a shoot for Crabtree & Evelyn.  Assistants Aldo (far left) and Joe (right) had a fun time too!

(From left) Goji, Jeff, Mark, myself, and Al behind-the-scenes at a baseball stadium for a Papa Gino’s shoot.

Hanging out with Jay Leno after I shot his portrait in Burbank, California. I found out that our families descended from the same town: Avellino, Italy!

Below are some of my favorite portraits and personalities from over the past 20 years. It’s been quite a ride – thanks again to everyone who has made it such a memorable adventure!

And here are just some of the thousands of products I’ve had so much fun shooting over the years.

I’m very excited to see what the next 20 years hold for the future of the studio.  If they are anything like the past 20, I can’t wait to get this party started.

– Michael

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Behind the Black and Gold Photo Shoot

We have received great feedback from everyone regarding the Boston Bruins photo shoot we did in September, now we would like to share the behind-the-scenes video we made over the three days of shooting at the TD Garden.

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Boston Bruins

When the email arrived in our mailbox with the words “Bruins” and “Photo Shoot,” We immediately said, “YES, we would love to shoot the Champions!”

After countless emails, checklists, and a test shoot at the Studio, we drove our cargo van into TD Garden. Carrying and setting-up the entire studio, two days of 3 am alarm clocks, lots of Dunkin’ coffee, breaking down and packing up, and finally … processing 4,983 files – we wanted to share these pictures with you.

It was a challenging, but extremely fun and exciting shoot. It could not have been possible without the entire team at Indresano Photography and the wonderful people who work for the Boston Bruins.

Keep an eye out for our exclusive behind the scenes video and photos on this blog and our Facebook page.

2011 Stanley Cup MVP Tim Thomas

#17 Milan Lucic

Forward Brad Marchand

#37 Patrice Bergeron

#18 Nathan Horton

Forward Tyler Seguin

Captain Zdeno Chara

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