Mario Kroes (b. 1986) is a photographer, born in Germany, currently living in Los Angeles. Inspired by names such as Helmut Newton, Irving Penn and Richard Avedon, Mario decided to leave his corporate job at the age of 26 and begin a self-taught journey into photography. Mario currently shoots for clients such as Vogue Ukraine, Numéro Russia, Barney’s NY, Glamour Germany and Flaunt Magazine while enjoying personal work in the field of fine art. His favorite subjects are women and flowers.