Steve Marais (b. 1982) is a South African photographer known for his limber approach to image-making. By choosing subjects, themes and locations that communicate a sense of truth and integrity, Marais has created a visual signature that meets directly at the intersection of commercial and editorial photography. The resulting images are built upon self-expression and explosive energy. No matter what subject he focuses upon, authenticity lies at the core of his creative process. After graduating with a degree in photography in 2004, Marais went on to work alongside notable international photographers and during this time he crafted his unique creative fingerprint that has become so popular with clients today. As a technically skilled, creative, and detail-driven Photographer, Marais offers a vast wealth of expertise. His innovative ability to support and complete challenging projects, combined with his easygoing nature and client-service excellence, is what makes Marais such a pleasure to work with. Marais currently lives between Germany and Switzerland and is available for creative projects globally.