Maurice Ressel is a freelance photo- and videographer based in Berlin. He completed his classical education as an advertising photographer. After spending several months as a volunteer and photographer in Afghanistan in 2010, he decided to direct his professional focus to working with non-governmental organisations. Since then, he has mainly been working for aid organisations abroad, producing photo reports in conflict areas. With his reports and videos, he aims to support the important work being done by NGOs and to call attention to precarious living conditions worldwide.