Since 1984 Lon Stratton has been actively involved in cinematography. Based in Detroit, Michigan his projects as a Cinematographer include television commercials, feature films and narratives, aerial photography and documentaries.  Each project has given him the opportunity to grow as a cinematographer and to gain a deeper understanding and respect for the craft.

Between 1975 and 1984 Stratton was a service technician for Victor Duncan, Inc. in Chicago and Detroit, where he gained considerable knowledge and experience with all camera equipment used in the motion picture industry. In 1984 Lon opened Stratton Camera Inc., a rental and service business that has achieved a widely respected reputation for providing high quality film and digital equipment and impeccable service.