Mike Berkofsky is a London born fashion and advertising photographer, TV Commercials Director & Director of Photography.
Between 1961 and 1967 Berkofsky apprenticed as a black and white darkroom printer - specializing in fashion and lith printing for fashion and advertising photographers in London’s West End. He later went on to work as a freelance fashion and advertising photographer doing editorials for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Depeche Mode and many more. He has worked on over 70 magazine covers and hundreds of published editorials.
Much of his advertising work includes Levis, Miss Selfridge, Smirnoff, Jaguar, Yardley, Cinzano, Coca Cola, Faberge, Coty Lamon, Wool Council, Courtaulds, Mary Quant, Wallis, Martini & Rossi, Pretty Polly, Bacardi, and many more.
Berkofsky has worked alongside an impressive collection of creatives, models and artists including Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, Elizabeth Taylor, Brian Duffy and David Baily.
After living in Los Angeles for many years he now lives in North London close to his daughter and is finishing his book called, ‘Bringing Back Jimi Hendrix.’