|Questions and Answers
Inspirational Photography Workshop-Vacations in 28 cities, in 14 countries and on 4 continents.
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
M20824 was started in 2008 with the desire to create the best inspirational and creative photography workshop-vacations on the planet. By combining over 30 years of experience in photography, design and travel, along with marketing, M20824 was born.
2. What is your company's mission?
To deliver the most rewarding and outstanding photography workshop experience on the planet.
3. What does your company specialize in?
We specialize in travel and adventure photography workshop-vacations in amazing locations worldwide. Our workshops provide you the opportunity to photograph nature, architecture, people, lifestyle and landscape. In addition, our specialty workshops offer you the opportunity to master the art of motorsports, fashion, boudoir and aerial photography.
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
Michael Chinnici is the Founder and CEO of M20824. Michael began photographing at the age of 11. This early love of imagery influenced his other creative skills as a painter, musician, designer and visionary. As a photographer, Michael quickly grew to master the art of photography, including landscape, architecture, people, fashion, motorsports and aerial.
In the 90‘s, Michael started traveling more extensively and shooting with his Nikon’s, Hasselblad’s and a Linhof 6x17. Always embracing technology, in 1996 he launched NYC’s first digital photography studio, “Icon Digital”, and for 12 years, the studio shot for such clients as JP Morgan Chase, Clinique, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, Hewlett Packard, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger, Smithsonian, Vivre and more.
When Michael isn’t teaching photography workshops around the world, he can be found in New York City at his photography studio or his creative shop, Red Octopus.
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
As a growing company, we always see new workshops gain popularity. Currently, Italy, Spain and France are at the top of the list, probably because of the history, culture and cuisine; and the exceptional experience we have created for our guests.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
“It was a remarkable experience. I was on an amazing vacation while learning and enjoying something I’m passionate about. Thank you!” - Claudia