Lats X Longs

This is us

Our story

We do what we love; capture memories and share them with the world

Lats X Longs (derived from latitude and longitude) was founded with a mission of defining, creating and sharing unique stories of the beautiful people, companies and places that this world has to offer. Our methodology relies on timeless video & photo, social media and other digital solutions that transform curious people into your customers.

At Lats X Longs we love creating awesome things that make a difference. We are a team of dreamers, calculated risk-takers and explorers willing to dig deep for your story.

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Yuri Blaak

Yuri has a background in technology and has handled marketing for international companies ranging from tech start-ups to music studios. He loves seeing a plan come together and is a born multi-tasker. Born in Uganda and raised in the Netherlands, he has lived and worked in Kampala, London, Los Angeles and Nairobi, always fuelling his desire to explore and discover new cultures, people and ideas. He now focuses on combining his love for sound, photography, videography and digital to tell stories that cut straight through the heart.

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Mike Melchiot

Mike is a versatile creative with over 7 years experience in web design & development and strongly believes in the intersection of design and technology. Always hungry to learn new ways to incorporate his knowledge with new perspectives and ideas. Which kick started his continuously growing passion for photo and video. He has an healthy obsession for music: a childhood surrounded by it, an early career working on it, now the perfect sweet escape. Traveling is deeply rooted in his DNA. After living on 3 other continents, Mike currently calls New York City home but will keep exploring indefinitely.

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