Joe Tolitano

Joe Tolitano is a Chicago-based Director of Photography with over 15 years experience.  Joe’s projects have run the gamut from broadcast to corporate work, sports features, advertising and documentary. But whether he’s shooting a commercial, a magazine news story or web video, his focus on creative storytelling and attention to detail are a constant. 

A keen eye for composition, coupled with a thorough understanding of how lighting enhances a shot, allows Joe to capture each client’s vision. Add in his technical skill, experience shooting a wide variety of camera formats and an easy going work style, and it’s clear why his clients come back time after time.

Camera Equipment

Sony FS7 with a full set of prime lenses and zoom lens
Canon 5D Mark III with a full set of canon lenses
Panasonic HDX900 w/Nano flash, wide angle and long lens
Kessler 8ft. crane
Kessler 4ft or 8ft slider
Ronin - M
Full lighting and grip package


Emmy Nomination


Self represented but always looking