Studio M by Michael Farmer Photography is our photography studio for established wedding, event, and portrait photographers. Studio M photographers are cultivated by our top professionals, so that our photo styles blend seamlessly together. With Studio M, we guarantee our same great quality and products, but at a more affordable price tag. Studio M photographers curate their shoots with an acute attention to detail, a friendly demeanor, and an extremely artistic eye. Read more about our team!



MICHAEL FARMER

MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER

Michael is an award-winning photographer and videographer. After 10 years of working in the industry, Michael co-founded his own business, Michael Farmer Photography, with his wife Marni in 2007. He specializes in weddings, events, and portraits with a photojournalistic style. His work has been published numerous times and won many awards. Click here to read more about Michael.



MARNI FARMER

LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER, WEDDING PLANNER/COORDINATOR, AND DESIGNER
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Marni specializes in weddings, events, and portraits for Studio M. She loves shooting outdoors and capturing special moments filled with love. Marni is the lead designer for Michael Farmer Photography's albums, save-the-date cards, and more. In addition, she is the owner and operator of So Smitten Special Events, a wedding and event planning company.



CHELSEY COLEMAN

LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER, LEAD VIDEOGRAPHER
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Chelsey is a lead photographer with Studio M and has been shooting with Michael Farmer Photography since 2010. She specializes in weddings as well as portraits for high school seniors, families, and babies. In addition, Chelsey is a lead videographer for Michael Farmer Photography. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a BFA is Art with a focus on Photography.



AARON MONROE

LEAD PHOTOGRAPHER
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Aaron is a lead photographer with Studio M, and specializes in weddings and events with a photojournalistic flair. He began his photography career in 2005, when he shot his first wedding and discovered his passion for wedding photography. Aaron loves shooting lifestyle portraits, meeting new people, and capturing memorable moments for his clients.



RON CYZMAN

ASSOCIATE PHOTOGRAPHER
Ron is an associate photographer with Studio M, and has been shooting with Michael Farmer Photography since 2016. Since serving in the Navy, he has honed his passion for photography and now specializes in weddings as well as portrait, lifestyle, boudoir, wedding boudoir, video, drone, and real estate photography. He loves capturing real moments with real people just being themselves in a photo-documentary style. Ron graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a BA in English with an emphasis on English Education.   



AARON PROCTOR
LEAD VIDEOGRAPHER

Aaron Proctor is a creative cinematographer and commercial director, with experience on over 200 projects shot and screened around the world since 1999. From short-form spots to feature-length documentaries, Aaron's award-winning work adopts multiple formats and versatile styles, working with the client's needs and the production's opportunities, bringing an original point of view each time. His work has been seen at the Tribeca Int’l Film Festival, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Film Festival, and the San Francisco International Film Festival.