Marco van Duyvendijk (1974) is regarded as one of the young talents in Dutch photography. His work, which was made mainly during his extensive travels through countries in Eastern Europe and Asia, was praised internationally for his personal and intimate approach of his subjects and his subtle use of composition and colour. His work has been exhibited in recent years in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France and the United States. He has published three photobooks. Also his work was shown in many publications, both in the Netherlands and abroad.