Martin Stranka is a self-taught professional photographer, born on April 13, 1984 in Czech Republic. Martin's distinctive vision of photography etched as a unique space located in a balance and serenity, while his sophisticated and rewarding images exists in that narrow space of a few seconds between dreaming and awakening. During the last two years Martin has gathered over 30 remarkable international photography awards, from different competitions including: Professional Photographer of the Year, Emerging Talent Award in Nikon International Photo Contest, International Photo Awards, Sony World Photography Awards or Digital Photographer of the Year two times in a row.
His solo and group exhibitions were possible to see from South and North America, through Europe up to Asia. His photographs were exhibited in places such as New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Milan, London, Miami, Sao Paulo, Prague, Brussels, North Carolina, Hong Kong, Mexico, Vienna and many more. Martin's work was presented in prestige galleries such as Getty Images Gallery, Saatchi Gallery and Robert Fontaine Gallery. His work was exposed next to artists like Andy Warhol, Annie Leibovitz, Banksy and Damien Hirst.
He has created book covers for the biggest New York publishers like Harper Collins Publishers or Sterling Publishing. Also he has co-operated with other book publishers, music publishers or artists in person around the world.
He loves the smell of autumn and sparkling grains of dust floating in the sunset.