Manja Wachsmuth is an award winning, Auckland based, Danish photographer. Having spent the last 20 years in the professional photography industry, shooting advertising campaigns and editorial content for clients in Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, UK & US, Manja confidently works across the sprectrum of photographic challenge.
Now living in Auckland with her Kiwi husband and their two boys, Manja has established herself as a sought-after food and lifestyle photographer, working with ad- & design agencies, book publishers, magazines, top chefs and lifestyle brands.
Her Scandinavian heritage is reflected in the clean and simple style of her photography, that is beautifully lit like the long summer nights and sharp winter days of her native Denmark.
Manja brings a direct approach, clear vision and strong sense of purpose to every shoot. Her goal is always to create authentic images that are beautiful in their detail, images that serve as pause from the chaos of everyday life.