Photo by Mark Shami

Photo by Mark Shami


Jesse DeFlorio is a photographer & director living in Los Angeles, CA. Born in New York City, Jesse frequently works on the east coast.

Over the last eleven years, Jesse has toured extensively and photographed hundreds of shows, featuring performers such as Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna, Passion Pit, Leon Bridges, and The 1975. As a director he has worked with artists such as Vanessa Carlton, Phoebe Ryan, and Weathers. He has spent time on the road with Halsey, American Authors, Young Rising Sons, and Oh Honey. For the past five years, Jesse has been the staff photographer for Hype Machine's Hype Hotel event at SXSW. In 2015, his portraits from this event were published online and in print exclusively by Billboard.

In his spare time, Jesse can be found drinking a black coffee and yelling at the New York Rangers to shoot the puck.


Honda/RPA, Hype Machine, Interscope Records, Capitol Records, Astralwerks, Sony, Atlantic Records, Fueled By Ramen, Dine Alone Records, Red Bull Records, St. Martin's Press/Macmillan, Kobalt, Fuse, Fearless Records, PureVolume, Spin, Buzznet.

Publications & Premieres

Billboard, Delta Airlines, Nylon, USA Today, Southern Living, Pollstar, NPR, Alternative Press.