Maher Hayfa is a commercial photographer from Germany currently based in Bangkok, Thailand.
He has a strong background in digital media and production, having started his career as an audio engineer and editor working for advertising agencies and record labels across the Middle east and Southeast Asia, including Leo Burnett, Sony Music and Universal.
His work in the music industry and increased collaborations with production house led to an interest in visual arts and he started shooting behind the scenes videos and short documentaries for artists he recorded at the time. This, in turn, led to filming and directing music videos and presented an opportunity to work as a cameraman and editor on other productions.
His passion for stills photography developed after traveling through India, where he has spent his childhood years, and Nepal - capturing breathtaking landscapes and portraits of the local culture and people. After several years of continued practice honing his skillset and expanding his knowledge in the medium he has specialized himself in commercial photography and environmental portraiture.