MICHELLE OLAYA. Ecuador, 1983. 


Freelance Photographer actually based in Bayern – Germany, living in Europe since 2001. 


It was in 2007 when I started to focus more in combining my passion for photography and music, that is how somehow XMDMXHCX PHOTOS was born.


I have been cooperating and working for several hardcore and punk bands, as well as international press and actually working as one of the official photographers of THE SOUND OF REVOLUTION FESTIVAL in  Eindhoven - The Netherlands since its 1st edition in 2016. 


On Summer 2015 I published my first photo book called THE BLOOD AND THE SWEAT, which gathers hundred of photographs of shows and tattoos related with the hc and punk scene. Actually working in a couple of photographic printed projects.



If you would like to count with me for any photo work or any project just let me know, it would be a pleasure cooperate with you!

NOTE: share alike is appreciated but DO NOT REPRODUCE on any printed and profitable way any photographs of this website or sites related to Michelle Olaya’s authorship. Misuse of any of photograph is a violation of copyright and it will represent to pay a bill (per photo misused) and legal actions. If you want use any photo for printing/reproduction, please get in contact first asking for rates.



Zum Sportpark 4, 92237 Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Deutschland.
Phone: +49-1637280482, Email: info@michelleolaya.com
Ust.-IdNr: 79 351 402 062Betriebs Nr. 36894,




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