Catalin Marin (UAE)

Catalin Marin is an architectural, interior and lifestyle photographer based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the past 15 years. He has been living in the Middle East for 20 years and has traveled extensively to over 85 countries. His background in design has given him a unique perspective and an eye for detail which has allowed him to work with top tier clients across the region, providing creative imagery for clients like Marriott, Starwood, Fairmont, Samsung, Ericsson, Kempinski, Grand Hyatt, Virgin Australia, Emirates and many others.

His work has been featured by Nikon, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet Middle East, Time Out, Mondo*ARC and Geo Magazine. Since 2007, he runs a popular travel photography blog, with over 1250 articles published so far, which has attracted more than a million visitors since its inception.


  • X-T2
  • XF23mmF1.4 R
  • XF56mmF1.2 R
  • XF10-24mmF4 R OIS
  • XF18-55mmF2.8-4 R LM OIS