Global campaign photographer & director Maurice Heesen is based in Amsterdam, Barcelona & Dubai. In his Advertising, lifestyle and portrait work Maurice believes that true perfection needs to be imperfect. To make images credible they need a hint of quirkiness. He works with professional talents as well as real people for his worldwide campaigns and impressive image libraries for international brands. Often combining film and photography to create work that has a strong signature through all forms of media.

Maurice is a multi disciplinary creative. He studied graphic design before working as an art director in advertising. This gave him a strong strategic and conceptual base from which he approaches each project. On a six year journey around the world he mastered the art of photography. After buying his first camera in Singapore, almost 20 years ago, there was nothing else he wanted to do. Since then he won numerous international awards and worked all over the world. 


IPA | international photography awards | 1st | | Best of Show | 3 X 3rd | Nomination | Masters Cup | international color awards | 2nd | 9 X Nomination | ADCN | art directors club of the netherlands | Bronze | 6 X Nomination | New York Festivals | 3rd | NYPH | New York Photography Award | Finalist | Red Dot | communication design award | Best of the Best Award | PX3 | Prix de la Photographie Paris | 2 XGOLD | 4 X Bronze | AOP | Association of Photographers U.K. | AOP Open Award | Nomination| Kontinent | International photography award | Nomination | PANL | photography awards of the netherlands | Panl Award Winner | 3 X Best of Members | 2 X Silver | 3 X Merit | 2 X Nomination