Mike Boatman is a highly-skilled, award-winning, commercial photographer of thirty years whose field of expertise is lighting. Mike is a constant student and refines his lighting techniques for both studio and location work. Dramatic lighting establishes the attitude of the message and Mike is a proven specialist at delivering spectacular illumination for any assignment.

Recently, Mike has been working as a lighting director and consultant for animated videos. His intuitive and studied knowledge of real world lighting, blended with studio lighting, has added dynamic emotional drama to animated video projects produced at DigitalReality LLC.