Michael Baumgarten is a talented photographer and filmmaker, who was born in 1971 in Germany and currently based in Paris, France. He shoots a lot of fashion, editorial, still life, accessories and commercial photography. Michael studied performing arts whilst working for the theatre. After having thoroughly studied photography by himself he beamed into existence as a photographer and was promptly hired for a multitude of magazines and design houses like Condé Nast Publications, Studio Edelkoort and Hermès. Today Baumgarten works for Chanel, Roberto Cavalli, Lacoste, Bvlgari and Louis Vuitton. His work has been featured in Vogue Italia, Vogue China, Teen Vogue, Telegraph Magazine and others.