photo: Luis Garvan

photo by Luis Garvan

Maíra Erlich.

Recife, Brazil, 1986
currently based in São Paulo, Brazil

Photographer since 2006, always trying to include people and their particular situations in her photos. The goal is that her photography can be honest and be a trigger for personal and social awakenings. For eight years she worked with wedding photography, having won more than 50 awards and reaching the higher rankings among the best photographers of the world in the toughest contests of the industry, such as Fearless Photographers and ISPWP. Spoke at the main conferences for social photography, like Fearless Conference (Croatia), Wedding Brasil and Congresso Fotografar, among others. In 2018, Maíra won the second season of the photography competition Arte Na Fotografia, on channel Arte 1 (Brazil), which challenges photographers to create original photo essays.

Nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass 2019 (World Press Photo).

Collaborated with The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, AirBnb, Istoé Magazine.

Awards.

2018 Winner of Arte Na Fotografia, 2nd season, channel Arte 1

2018 3rd place - Best stories in 12 photos
12 The Story Award
(link)

2016 Top 30 Best Wedding Photographers of the Year
Fearless Photographers (link)

2016 Top 20 Most awarded photographers of the year
Inspiration Photographers (link)

2016 Top 100 Best Wedding Photographers of the Year
ISPWP (link)

2016 Top 150 Best International Wedding Photographers
SLR Lounge (link)

2016 Nominated Photographer + Wedding of the year
Inspiration Photographers

2014 Top 10 Best Wedding Photographers of the Quarter
ISPWP Winter (link)

2014 Top 20 Best Wedding Photographers of the Quarter
ISPWP Fall (link)

2014 Top 30 Best Wedding Photographers of the Year
Fearless Photographers (link)

2014 Top 100 Best Wedding Photos
Canon Wedding Photographers Contest (link)

More than 50 awards (link)

Clipping.

2019 Matéria: Trči koliko te štikle nose | Corra quanto puder usando saltos | XXZ Magazin | Sérvia (link)

2018 Colaboração: Transforme o seu Instagram num aliado | Fotografe Melhor (PDF)

2018 Artigo: A experiência de vencer o Arte Na Fotografia | Fhox (link)

2018 "Masterchef" da Fotografia | Blog Wedding (link)

2018 Matéria: 7 dos melhores fotógrafos do Brasil para você se inspirar | Fotologia (link)

2018 Matéria: Fotografia de casamento: Um mercado ligeiramente fora de foco | Fhox (link)

2018 Matéria: Fotografia por elas e para todo mundo | Blog Wedding (link)

2018 Podcast | Fotologia (link)

2017 Matéria: Fotógrafos brasileiros tipo exportação | Fhox (link)

2017 Entrevista: 31 perguntas rápidas para Maíra Erlich | Blog Wedding (link)

2017 Artigo: Como você não sabia? Onde você tava? | Blog Wedding (link)

2016 Podcast: O que realmente importa? | Papo de Fotógrafo (link)

2016 Vídeo: Maíra Erlich fala sobre a naturalidade na fotografia de casamento | PhotosTV (link)

2016 Entrevista: Por que fotografamos casamentos? | Blog Wedding (link)

2015 Original Wedding Photography from Maira Erlich | Junebug (link

2015 Entrevista: Quando nos tornamos ‘invisíveis’ conseguimos as melhores fotos | Blog Wedding (link)

2014 Matéria: Como eu fiz a foto | IPhoto Channel (link)

Lectures.

2019 Speaker Eye N' Art Experience Natal

2019 Speaker Conferência Lampião Campos dos Goytacazes

2019 Speaker Recife Image Recife

2018 Speaker Congresso Capixaba de Fotografia Vitória

2018 Speaker Festival de Fotografia de Paranapiacaba

2018 Speaker Fearless Conference Croácia

2018 Speaker Wedding Brasil São Paulo

2018 Speaker Photos&Imagens BH

2018 Speaker RaiTai Meeting Uberlândia

2018 Speaker Papo do Bem São Paulo

2017 Speaker Congresso Fotografar São Paulo

2016 Speaker Wedding Brasil São Paulo

2016 Speaker Fhox On the Road Recife

2015 Speaker Fhox On the Road Recife