Director / Photographer
Michael Maes is a premier food and beverage director and photographer with clients spanning the globe. His stunning imagery helps brand and market many companies, including McDonald’s, Kraft, SAB, Miller and Kellogg’s, to name a few.
Michael’s love of food, travel, and culture influence his ability to identify the appeal of every subject. With over 15 years’ experience with creative problem solving, he relishes the unique challenges in every shoot and enjoys going above and beyond for his clients.
Michael considers himself lucky to be employed doing something he loves, while also constantly meeting new people and experiencing new things.
ClientsDenny's, FoodSaver, Instant Pot, Coca-cola, Bertolli, McDonald's, Ore-Ida, Panera Bread, SAB, Kellogg's, Del Taco, Blue Bunny, Reynolds, McCormick, Boursin, Aldi, Oscar Meyer, Wingstop, Woodford Reserve, Corona, Smart Ones, MillerCoors, FoodSaver and more...
- 2016 BEST AD PHOTOGRAPHER Archive's 200
- 2012, HONORABLE MENTION International Photography Awards - "Sweets"
- 2012, HONORABLE MENTION International Photography Awards - "Still Life"
- 2012, HONORABLE MENTION International Photography Awards - "Mexico"