The Masons – Maruska & Donna-Marie Mason – are a London based photography and film duo.
Maruska and Donna-Marie are partners in life and also partners in creativity. Their work captures complexity of characters and real emotion in a dramatic and bold style. Inspired by people who break boundaries and are not afraid to lead the change, they explore diversity and equality in a timeless style with an edge, always pushing and allowing for their subject’s personality and story to shine through.
The Masons are particularly well known for excellent photography and treatment of skin and challenging outdated notions with honest, empowering, and positive representations of different cultures. The Masons’ skill sets are honed from photography, advertising and Film & TV backgrounds.
Their clients and published work include AfroStyle Magazine, Also Journal, BBC, Benedetti Bloomsbury, Boys by Girls, Coco D Mer, Different Eyewear, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, High Spirit, Jo Malone, Marie Claire, Manito, Nataal, Pritch, Rolling Stone, Simon & Schuster, Space NK, Teen Vogue, The Macallan, TMRW Magazine, The New York Times, Uptown Yardie, Vogue, WWD.
Unsaid JewelleryIn collaboration with Creative Agency AKQA, The Masons captured the latest campaign for Unsaid Jewellery.
Elenie & ChuckElenie & Chuck, a personal series in collaboration with Anti-Agency Models.
TwinsThe Masons personal series Twins.
Teen Vogue - Munroe BergdorfThis September Teen Vogue looked to The Masons to photograph their cover story featuring Munroe Bergdorf.
Boys By GirlsFor the Boys By Girls story The Soul of the Savanna.
AfroStyle Magazine - Sunday BestAfroStyle Magazine’s cover story Sunday Best.
Elle - NontobekoNontobeko for Elle Magazine's February Issue.
M&C Saatchi x Max's Foundation - Stolen HeartsThe duo produced this series of images inspired by the stolen hearts theme.
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