“Winter definitely is my favourite season of the year. With the sun low on the horizon, great contrasts between sunlight and deep blue shadows and a landscape shaped by the snow, that’s when I get most excited to shoot.”

Max Draeger is a professional mountain sports and outdoor lifestyle photographer based in the middle of the Tyrolean mountains close to Innsbruck, Austria, working on international commercial and editorial assignments.

Whether it’s stormy tree skiing, ice climbing in glacier caves or high alpine ski mountaineering, Max is up for the task. His experience in winter sports and mountaineering paired with a great network of reliable partners, both in front and behind the camera set him in the perfect spot to shoot unique campaigns and stories for his clients.

On recent assignments, Max shot for brands like evil eye, SCARPA, Ortovox, Primus and Zillertal Tourism and got his work published in magazines like Backline or Bergwelten.