Maria Lax is a London based photographer originally from a small town in Northern Finland. She is known for her use of colour and seamlessly blending reality and fantasy. Maria’s background in cinematography shines through in her strong use of lighting and experimental camera techniques.

Recent clients include British Telecom, Glass Magazine, Panasonic, Vice, Nicholas Kirkwood and Maya Njie perfumes. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and published in The Guardian, British Journal of Photography, WIRED, Irish Times, Financial Times and Musee Magazine among others. She is one of the winners of British Journal Photography’s Female in Focus awards 2019, a finalist for PHMuseum Photography grant 2020 and the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2020. Maria is represented commercially by Stem Agency and Open Doors Gallery for print sales.