Michael Poliza is a German photographer and entrepreneur specializing in wildlife and nature photography. Michael Poliza grew up in Hamburg, Germany. A prominent child actor, he appeared in over 100 television shows and films, including Tadelloeser und Wolff, Hänsel und Gretel and Unsere heile Welt while continuing his schooling. At the age of 17, he left Germany for the USA as an exchange student, where he studied Computer Sciences.