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Hi, I’m Maike!

I’m a German photographer that somehow ended up in Central California. My name is pronounced “Micah” – I figured you might be wondering. :) 

I love the scent of pines, Berlin subway stations and horses and am happiest in any place you can find one of the three.

I’m all about honest photographs full of atmosphere and collect snippets of life wherever I go: mountains, llamas, giggle fits and everything in between.

One of my favorite, quirky quotes is this one by Roald Dahl: “It’s impossible to make your eyes twinkle if you aren’t feeling twinkly yourself.”

Let’s hang out and feel twinkly!


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SOME FUN THINGS ABOUT ME

1. MY BIGGEST DREAM TRAVEL DESTINATIONS ARE:

Antarctica and Papua New Guinea

2. if I could read any book again for the very first time, it would be ...

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

3. my favorite activities besides photography ARE:

Trail rides on horseback, camping, rock climbing, boardgames (current favorite: Pandemic Legacy!), reading in the hammock and crafting while listening to audiobooks.

4. IF MY PHOTOS HAD A SOUNDTRACK IT’d have to be:

Golden Age (especially “I love you”) by Woodkid

5. TO ME A perfect day looks like this:

Waking up in a tent, Nutella rolls for breakfast, followed by a day outside with horses, my husband and camera, then buffalo chicken dip and Netflix on the couch with our kitty cat.

6. THE BEST COMPLIMENT EVER WAS:

“Your photos make me want to climb in the frame and explore.” That was pretty fantastic to hear! :)