Romy Maxime is a Swiss South African photographer known for her reportage style portraits and fashion work.

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Mixing both digital and analogue techniques, her signature style is defined by cinematic black and white portraits of people. Her work explores themes of vulnerability, joy and beauty with a special focus on women, art portraits and lifestyle. Poetry, the works of classic art photographers and personal imprints from a life of travel are Romy's key influences. After completing a degree in finance at the Wharton School in Philadelphia, she furthered careers in journalism and advertising, moving between Berlin and Cape Town. 

She is currently working on a book project and an exhibition on women. She works commercially (in colour) for home and interior, events, fashion look-books, portraits, family shoots and lifestyle advertising. Some of her clientele include Rolling Stone Magazine, The Mail & Guardian, Vice Magazine, Innervisions Music, Ry X, Traffic Magazine, Bo & Luca, Wilhelmina, Lalesso and Meerstein. 

Commercial portfolio and colour photographs are available upon request.