Max Claus


Max Claus

// Photographer //

// Cinematographer //

// Storyteller //

// Doer //


My driving passion is creating visual art. I believe visual communication is one of the most powerful vehicles for ideas, concepts, people and products. My work ethic and style is casual, direct and purposeful. I enjoy the process of conceptualizing, collaborating and actualizing ideas that are provoking and successful in reaching my clients respective audiences and target markets.

I work hard in every aspect of my craft to ensure the art relays the message and the vision. I believe in capturing raw moments and allowing these authentic intimacies to speak and tell their stories.

During my free time, I am in the water surfing, hoop'in, exploring nature or sitting in on a recording session, enjoying the music as I work.


For me, the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity.
— Henri Cartier-Bresson

Client List —
Better Backs
Tipping Point
Fantastic Negrito
Another Planet
Wine & Bowties
Arizona State University

Published In —
Rolling Stones - France
Billboard Magazine
KQED- So Far Sounds
SF Weekly
SF Sounds
Wine & Bowties
East Bay Express