Nicholas Pinto is an Italian-American photographer with an eye for the moments found in everyday life. Born and raised on the Southwest Side of Chicago, Illinois. After serving in the United States Army, he picked up a camera as a way to express himself. This unique background has given him a rare view of the people and places found in front of his lens.
A graduate of Columbia College, Pinto currently resides in Chicago with his wife and two sons. He has helped teach workshops for the Leica Akademie USA and his photographs have been in galleries around the United States.
He shares his passion for photography teaching an afterschool photography program for students in underserved communities on the Southside Chicago.