Michael A. Downs is a Photographer/Director residing in Tampa Bay, FL. He and his work have been featured prominently in national newspapers, magazines such as Glamour, US Weekly and on national television including E! Entertainment, Inside Edition, FOX News and numerous other TV shows. Top agencies have also sought him out for his work and his keen eye for scouting models. Not only have the masses enjoyed his work but popular culture and the media have also taken notice. Tyra Banks and NBC-TV (to name a few) have booked his model discoveries for their shows. Various fashion, lifestyle and fitness magazines seek him out for layouts and photo shoots.
Michael is the creator of the pioneering and popular online magazine All American Guys. He has also discovered, photographed and placed some of the top male models in the business (Wilhelmina, Ford, Elite, Next, etc). His discoveries have landed major campaigns with the likes of Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie & Fitch, JC Penney, 2xist, and Macy’s to name a few. They’ve also graced the pages of GQ, Cosmopolitan, Details, Men’s Fitness, and other top world publications. Michael has photographed international celebrities including Mario Lopez, Amy Pattrath and Rupaul. He has also photographed a number of top fitness athletes including Jeff Seid, Zac Aynsley and Greg Plitt.
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