Martin was born in Sweden and now he lives 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 he started dedicating all his time to photography.
His images have been featured in many international publications and books all over the world such as ELLE, Vogue, Marie-Claire, Harpers Bazar, Penguin Random House, Regan Arts etc. He has participated in the production of more than 15 books with his own publishing house, Artimal books, as well as with other publishers.