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 in her work and Maria’s background in cinematography shines through in her strong use of lighting and experimental camera techniques. 


Recent clients include 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 and a finalist in the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2020. 

Maria's first photo book 'Some Kind Of Heavenly Fire' is now available to preorder via Setanta Books.

In the press: 

The Guardian

British Journal of Photography 

Financial Times 

American Suburb X

GUP Magazine

Print sales: Open Doors Gallery

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Represented by Stem Agency

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