Born in 1978, Maarten de Groot is currently based in Amsterdam and has worked as an independent photographer since 2006. Maarten specializes in people; he has a genuine interest in and a unique way of connecting with his subjects, seamlessly intergrating them into his vision. His visual style in both commercial and personal work balances concept and reality. While his portraits are expressive and characterized by humor and emotions. His visual style in both commercial and personal work balances concept and reality, while his portraits are expressive and characterized by humor and emotions.