Martin Stavars was born in 1981 in Czestochowa, Poland. He studied economics, computer science, and photography, which he ultimately focused on. He specializes in black-and-white cityscapes, landscapes, and night photography. He and his camera have visited more than twenty countries, with Asia holding a key spot.
His work has been showcased in numerous international competitions, and he was named “Architecture Photographer of the Year” at the International Photography Awards in New York; he also received the “Grand Prix” at the Image International in Canada and Hei Ming Prize in Tokyo. He won the first prizes in the 2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012 International Photography Awards in New York.
In 2012, Charta Editions published his first photographic monograph entitled "Megalopolis".