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spotlight magazine Apr 2017 food & drink photography + motionMore Photos
Michael Meisen’s latest and dearest project is his 2017 calendar, presenting stunning food photography exclusively created for this purpose.
Michael regards photography as a visual language, which he formulates through his enthusiasm for perfect light settings and his careful attention to detail. His visual approach is constantly expressed in both his personal projects as well as his professional work, creating a comprehensive portfolio of state-of-the-art food photography.
With the support of a professional team of stylists and food stylists, Michael shoots in his own studio or on location for leading advertising agencies and international companies, making use of a wide range of digital and analogue tools for photography, video shooting and post-production.
Michael is a member of BFF, Germany’s professional organisation for photographers and DOPs. Beyond Frankfurt, Michael is very well connected to rental studios in Zurich, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Berlin.
spotlight magazine Jan 2016 food & drink photography + motion
Michael Meisen's latest work includes the LSG Calendar 2016, featuring the latest trends by LSG Sky Chefs from destinations across the globe. Aside from such stunning international food-projects, Michael’s enthusiasm and attention to detail can also be seen in his packaging photography, not forgetting his sense of humour as shown in Belgian Joris Luyten’s 'Foodprint', the Jaarboek van de Gastronomie 2014.
Be it perfectly arranged photographs for delicious Erlenbacher’s pastries or a whole set of 70 shots for Mr. Farhad Golafra - author of a cookbook with an absolutely passionate approach to yogurt - Michael likes "telling the story with a surprising and creative edge!“ This is the way he also shot variations on coffee.
Michael shoots in his studio or on location in close cooperation with a skilled team of stylists and food stylists. He is also a member of Germany’s professional organisation for photographers and DOPs: BFF (Bund Freier Foto-Designer).
Beyond Frankfurt, Michael is very well connected with rental studios in Zurich, Cologne, Hamburg and Berlin.
spotlight magazine Jan 2015 food & drink photography + motion
One of Michael's latest works is out now: the yearly calendar of Lufthansa Service Gesellschaft (LSG), featuring cutting edge food photography of some of the hottest culinary trends from around the globe.
Michael is well known for his enthusiasm in creating a state of the art visual approach for everything he shoots.
"It’s about making people feel the spirit of the food-projects I shoot“, he says, "just like telling the story with a surprising and creative edge!“
Both his professional work and his personal projects show Michael’s joy and skill in creative and experimental photography. His explicit attention to detail and enthusiasm for the perfect light gives him a true photographer’s eye.
Michael also works for leading advertising agencies such as Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mather, Publicis and international companies such as Lufthansa Sky Chefs and Nestlé.
Michael shoots in his own studio or on location in close cooperation with a well-attuned team of stylists and food stylists. He is also a member of Germany’s professional organisation for photographers and DOPs: Bund Freier Fotografen (BFF).
Beyond Frankfurt, Michael is very well connected to rental studios in Munich, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Berlin.