Photo by Tjeerd Derkink  (link)

Photo by Tjeerd Derkink (link)


Maaike Ronhaar is an autodidact photographer from the Netherlands. With a preference for raw and on-the-fly photography, she is always looking for the right energy by focusing on the tiniest action. Her main focus is documentary photography.

She toured with bands like Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Strand of Oaks, Courtney Marie Andrews and Temple Fang (selected) and her work got featured in international newspapers and magazines (The Telegraph, Missoulian, Algemeen Dagblad, Tubantia, Country Magazine, Aardschok and more).

Together with Steve Gröniger she works for Never Mind the Hype, an online music platform. Steve writes and Maaike shoots, they are known for their raw publications. Maaike is a freelance photographer for Music Maker Magazine and Lust for Life Magazine.

Sony European Imaging Ambassador.

At the end of 2018 Maaike became a Sony European Imaging Ambassador as the first female in music photography in Europe.

Link to her profile on Sony Alpha Universe (link)


  • Dare to Dream II: The Gallery at 164,  Leeds England (2018) 

  • Dare to Dream: Artez Academy of Music, Enschede The Netherlands (2018-2019)

Media. Awards.