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Our Story

The Mediamax story began at an absolutely perfect moment in time! 

In March of 2002, digital photography technology advancements and "The Internet" were on the verge of revolutionizing the real estate industry!  

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Seriously, it was the 'pioneering days' for real estate photographers and Mediamax was perfectly positioned to emerge as a technology leader producing some of the first versions of 'Virtual Tours' delivered over the Internet.  The Mediamax agency model was appealing to a growing number of photographers and Colorado real estate professionals as demand for our services and technology grew at exponential rates!

We learned a lot as a team over the coming years.  Always exploring new technology, sharing ideas and building trusted relationships with our clients.

As our industry grew so did the demand for a wider variety of visual content.  Just delivering spectacular photography wasn't enough anymore!  Mediamax photographers needed to be multi-media artists and even maintain an FAA license to fly drones.  Today our photographers are equipped and skilled to produce a wide variety of engaging content.

While great photography skills and knowledge are critical in today's competitive marketplace, we've learned its our teams personal touch and good communication with our clients that's really made the difference.

It's not uncommon for our clients to express their appreciation for our local presence, representing Colorado's best real estate photographers with friendly and knowledgeable support.


Our Mission

To passionately pioneer the creation and production of jaw-dropping visual content with an easy process that's efficient, affordable and massively impactful for our clients and photographers.

Our Values

We believe passion and enthusiasm are contagious common traits that make our team and our clients successful. An entrepreneurial sprit is at the heart of the chemistry that creates such a strong bond between the Mediamax team and our clients.

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It's been said many times that a 'Picture is Worth a Thousands Words'.   At Mediamax we also believe a picture has the power to change the way people feel, think and take action.
We believe there is always room for improvement and that listening is the key to learning.  Good listening along with a fun and friendly attitude sure does make life better for everyone.  After all, if you're not having fun pursing your passion why bother!
At Mediamax customer service is not a department, it’s everyone’s duty.  We believe friendly service and small gestures of thanks go a long way toward creating customers for life.  In our world there are no traffic jams along the ‘extra mile’.

Management Team


Mark Schow

President & Founder

Mark has called Colorado home for over 36 years and has been active in the Colorado business community with a variety of telecommunications, technology, video production and sales organizations.  Mark launched his professional career as a Production Engineer with Shell Oil Company before moving to Colorado to pursue business opportunities and all that the Colorado lifestyle has to offer.

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A love of photography, video production and the entertainment industry has been evident for Mark since he landed in Colorado back in 1984, where his first job was as a Sharp Shooter photographer capturing images of vacationing ski groups on the slopes of Breckenridge Ski Area.

Mark’s colorful career path has taken him in many directions, including a stint as a street magician on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder Colorado.  Street busking for tips provided an interesting launching pad for Mark's entrepreneurial career.  Over time there was something about business opportunities involving photography, video production and the entertainment industry that have always attracted his attention.

Mark combines a high level of entrepreneurial enthusiasm, analytic problem solving, sales experience and strategic Colorado business relationships to create successful business ventures.

When Mark isn’t working you can find him skiing at one of Colorado’s many ski resorts, hiking, inline skating, cycling or enjoying family time with his wife Jeni, daughters Jessica & Rachel and two grandson's, Holden and Calvin.


Matthias Ledgerwood

Operations Manager

Matthias’s gift? He knows how to communicate effectively with just about anyone and he loves making your day!

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Matthias is the calm, cool, collected and unanimously well-liked hub of Mediamax operations. With over 15 years of photography and technology support experience, Matthias is legendary within the Colorado Real Estate community; and with a name like ‘Matthias’ along with his endearing personality, you won’t ever forget him once he’s helped you solve a problem. Matthias is a valued member of our team and the glue that keeps Mediamax running smoothly.

When Matthias isn’t helping Mediamax clients and photographers he’s usually fly fishing in one of Colorado’s spectacular rivers or spending time with his wife Brandy and three daughters.

What Our Clients Say

"I have worked with Mediamax for over a dozen years. My clients and I love the high quality results! I highly recommend Mediamax!"

Bev Testa

RE/MAX Professionals

What Our Clients Say

Sandye Whitaker - Engel & Völkers

"A couple of months ago Mediamax did the photography for one of my listings and I wanted to let you know that the photography was so beautiful we had an offer from the second person who saw the property. We are closing next week at list price 5.3 Million! I am so very pleased with the photography! In fact, it also brought three more people from that area to call me and talk to me about listing their property! So I just wanted to take the time to thank you for such professionalism and for being so darn sweet. I look forward to a really long career with you guys!"

Sandye Whitaker

Engel & Völkers

Sandye Whitaker Living Room

What Our Clients Say

"I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for all the beautiful pictures you continue to take for us. You really do an outstanding job, and your efforts are appreciated."

Marlene Maxon

RE/MAX Alliance

What Our Clients Say

"Perry & Co. has been utilizing your services virtually since the inception of Mediamax in 2002. During that time we have been consistently impressed with their quality product and their great customer service, especially that of President Mark Schow. From the beginning, Mark has emphasized a partnership mentality and, in doing so, has contributed to the success of Perry & Co. and of our individual realtors. Mediamax photographers’ images have stood out from day one and continue to do so to this day. For that reason, Mediamax is our go-to team for all our real estate photographic needs. Thanks Mark!"

Jon Larrance

Perry & CO

What Our Clients Say

"I wanted to call out your photographers for special recognition because they are always SO helpful during photo shoots – moving things, helping me rearrange things on the fly, and otherwise making themselves valuable in stressful situations.  I really appreciate your photographer’s skills and their commitment to getting the best possible photos. I’m happy to endorse Mediamax Photography Agency to anyone looking for world-class photography."

Dale Becker

RE/MAX Alliance

Romantic Seating - Photo by Nate Koerner

What Our Clients Say

"Concordia on the Lake has used Mediamax for several projects to help us promote our Senior Retirement Community.  The Mediamax team is extremely professional and we get consistent positive comments on our videos.  We know that when we call Mediamax for a project we will receive prompt assistance and the work will be done quickly and at the highest quality possible.  Mediamax is our “go to” for all our video project needs."

Nicki Geiger

Concordia on the Lake

What Our Clients Say

Nina Kuhl

"Mediamax has been an amazing partner to work with on my real estate listings. Not only is their high definition photography top notch, I have been using their services to create floor plans that I use with virtual tours and as part of my marketing for the home. With the recent pandemic, I am now using their cinematic walk through videos that I can easily post to the MLS and to Zillow to allow users to virtual see the home. Thanks to Mediamax's great support team and tools, my clients are happy with the exposure their homes are receiving!"

Nina Kuhl

HomeSmart Cherry Creek

Dining Room - Photo by Ben Nelson

What Our Clients Say

"I agree that Andy is the best. He has made properties look great that I thought couldn’t be helped and million dollar listings look like they are worth every penny. I stopped wasting my time with taking my own photos years ago. It’s too easy with Mediamax to not use them."

Steven Beam

RE/MAX Alliance

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