Martin was born in Sweden. Live in Copenhagen. As a young boy he decided he wanted to be a chef, and opened the restaurant Villa Fridhem in Stockholm in his early twenties. It soon became one of the top ten restaurants at that time. Following his curiosity of photography -and a good advise from a friend, he started a career as a professional photographer. Several years later he has sold the restaurant and are dedicating all his time to photography. His images have been featured in many international publications all over the world such as ELLE, Vogue, Marie-Claire, Harpers Bazar etc. He has participated in the production of more than 15 books, both with his own publishing house, Artimal books, as well as with other publishers.