photography by maxis gamez

a little about the artist

Maxis Gamez

is a self-taught professional nature photographer living in Sarasota, Florida. He began photography as a hobby, but has decided to devote his passion, time, and energy to his craft full-time. Through photography, Maxis discovered a medium that enables him to express his creativity and use his skills to teach and educate other photographers. Gamez is capable of capturing wonderful images through his unique perspective. His images have been featured in local parks, galleries, published in magazines like AudubonShutterbugOutdoor Photography MagazineNature Photographers Magazine, and now published by National Geographic in Bird Coloration and Birds of North America Pocket Guide.

Maxis Gamez - Nat Geo Bird Coloration Book Maxis Gamez - Nat Geo Birds of North America Pocket Book

Gamez offers a mentorship program and field instructional photography workshops for anyone interested in learning his experienced techniques. If you would like to schedule a private class or would like to participate in one of his workshops, you may contact him directly here.

Specializing in bird photography, Gamez lives in southwest Florida, capturing images of nature such as wild birds and landscapes. He takes full advantage of the beauty of this wonderful state.

During high birding season, you can find him in many different photography hotspots: Everglades National Park, J.N "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Estero Lagoon, Wakodahatchee, and many more locations. 

 

Event Speaker - Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez

Maxis Gamez is currently offering services as an event speaker to a large range of profit and non-profit organizations. He welcomes camera clubs, private events, and festival organizers around the country to invite him to share his abilities to teach and create wonderful images. No group is too small! Please contact Maxis Gamez for more details.

Maxis Gamez Current Equipment List

  • Cameras:
    Canon 1D MKIV
  • Canon 5D MKIII
  • Canon 5D MKII (Converted to infrared)
  • Canon 7D
  • Canon 40D
  • Canon 30D
  • Sony NEX 5R

    Lenses:
  • Canon 800mm L IS f/5.6 L IS USM lens
  • Canon 500mm L f/4.5 L USM lens
  • Canon 400mm L f/5.6 L USM lens
  • Canon 70-200mm L f/4 L IS USM lens
  • Canon 70-200mm L f/4 L USM lens
  • Canon 100mm L f/2.8 IS USM Macro lens
  • Canon 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM lens
  • Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 lens
  • Canon 17-40mm f/4 L USM lens
  • Canon 16-35mm f/2.8 L II USM lens
  • Canon 1.4x TC III (x2)
  • Kenko Extension Tubes

  • Flash & Accessories:
    Canon 600EX-RT flash
  • Canon 580EX II flash
  • Canon 550EX flash
  • Canon CP-E4 battery pack
  • Calumet Powerblock 900 battery pack
  • Canon off camera shoe cord OC-E3
  • Better Beamer flash extender
  • Wimberley flash brackets

  • Support:
    Wimberley gimbal head II
  • Induro CT414 8X carbon fiber tripod
  • Induro BH2 ball-head

    Filters:
  • A range of Sigh-Ray filters
  • B+W Circular Polarizer Slim MRC filters
  • B+W 10 f/stop filter

  • Bags:
  • ThinkTank Airport Security V2
  • Lowepro 400AW backpack
  • Custom vest to fit the equipment above
  • Pelican Cases

  • Digital Darkroom:
    Dell XPS Desktop & Laptop 64bit (Win8)
  • Dell 30" IPS Monitor
  • Epson Digital Projectors
  • Adobe CS6 Suite
    NIK Software Suite
  • Topaz Software Suite

  • Lens & Camera Protection by: Stadry