Maurice Masdeu is a fine art monochrome street photographer. While he has had an interest in photography since childhood, he first truly immersed himself in the craft after being medically retired from the military for left eye blindness. He uses his images as both artful expression and therapy.  

Maurice is currently embarking on three photographic series. First, in “distracted”, Maurice’s images show the often and easily distracted nature of humans, especially since the advent of social media. Second, in his “passed beauty” series, his images are a testament to the many truly stunning moments humans often refuse to see due to routine. Finally, Maurice’s “subway”  explores the beauty of trains, railways, and subways around the world. 

Maurice joined the the US Army at 17 years old and had a 21 year career which ended due to blindness, leaving him medically retired. His military service informs his work. As new projects are accepted, his military nature ensures any adversity is met with the same diligence, hard work, exceptional technique, and imagination that propelled his highly decorated career. He currently holds post graduate degrees in medicine and health science and also holds national licensure as a healthcare provider.