Mayk Azzato, an Italian director and photo artist residing in Frankfurt, Germany, has had a successful career spanning three decades in fine art and celebrity photography. His passion for photography was ignited at the age of 15 by his father, the renowned photojournalist Agostino Azzoto.
Mayk's distinctive talent, combining Italian passion with German precision, quickly attracted the attention of international agencies and made him a sought-after photographer. His extensive client list includes prominent brands such as Jaguar Land Rover, Audi, BMW, Lufthansa, and more.
In addition to corporate work, he has contributed to publications like Vanity Fair, Maxim, GQ, and Vogue, and created CD covers for international musicians. A unique project titled "Nobody is perfect," featuring celebrities against a police mug-shot backdrop, garnered significant media interest.
Mayk's exhibitions and film screenings, often featuring celebrities, receive prime-time coverage, enhancing his public profile. His limited art calendars are auctioned for substantial sums. He also serves as a brand ambassador for Nikon Lenses, Vertu, and others.
Beyond photography, Mayk ventured into movie and TV commercial production, achieving awards for works like "The Arrival" and "The Key." His movie, "My Name is Josy," earned over 50 international film awards.
Since 2012, Mayk Azzato has explored modern pop-art-style painting, employing diverse materials to fuel his creative expression.