Originally from Sweden, Michael Hallström now lives in Santa Barbara, CA. His travels took him there first to visit, then to study at Brooks Institute of Photography. Upon graduation Michael started working as an editorial photographer in the U.S. for music magazines in Europe.

In 1999 Michael started Hallström Design, combining photography with his web/graphic skills. Hallström Design  provides web solutions, photography and graphic design services for local, national and international clients.

Michael brings a wealth of experience from over 20 years of work in both advertising and editorial photography. His creative vision is multifaceted and his professional career spans a variety of arts disciplines: photographer, designer and musician.