Grotto Media delivers professional photography and videography with skills developed over a 16-year career both in print and online. We are dedicated to providing our clientele with a quality product and exceptional customer service.

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Born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, Matt Grotto began working as a full-time photojournalist in 1997 after graduating with a business degree from the University of Illinois. His career took him from Washington state to Florida and finally back home to the Chicagoland area, where he now resides. [Continue reading]

Classic Car Photography

It began with the purchase of a 1979 Z-28 and continued with a 1969 SS Chevelle. One day, I hope to add my not-yet-purchased 1957 Bel-Air to the mix. My love of classic automobiles will never cease. You may not have seen it new, but I can ensure its restored glory will be enjoyed for generations. … [Read More]


With experience in college, non-profit, and corporate settings, we have built a diverse portfolio including commercials, feature videos and motion animation. Please visit our [multimedia] section for examples.