Catalin Marin is an award winning photographer based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and an avid photo blogger.

His unique perspective and eye for detail have allowed him to work with top tier clients across the region, focusing on architectural and interior photography as well as corporate portraits.

Passionate about photography since his dad took him out for his first snaps at the age of 9, he has been internationally recognised and his images have been featured in several publications and websites such as BBC Travel, Time Out Magazine, Mondo*Arc, British Airways High Life Magazine, etc.

His work has been published in "Practical HDR - A complete guide to creating HDR images" and his National Geographic Photo of the Day - "Foggy Sunrise in Dubai" quickly become one of the most shared National Geographic Photo of Day for 2011.

Catalin also runs a popular travel photography blog , which has been awarded Best Asian & Oceanian Photoblog in 2011 and has attracted more than half a million visitors since 2007.