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After such amazing and adventurous 6 years art journey I finally decided it's time to turn all my photos into a unique thing - a beautiful art book called "I AM". I found an amazing book printer right here in the Czech Republic which has published books for world known artists, so I could not be luckier. They specialize in beautiful photography books, and I worked with them one on one to create a high quality art book. It is a big 28x28cm (11x11in) 100-page hardcover book that holds its own on bookshelves and coffee tables.

The book features all of my favorite images from my last six years printed on a silk-finish 200g premium paper. All books are numbered and personally signed as a limited edition of 500 only (over 350 copies already sold).

You can purchase the book I AM and find more on my website HERE


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MartinStranka
Martin Stranka
Artist | Professional | Photography
Czech Republic
AWARDS

2013 The Grand & Prestigious Photographers Of 2013, 121clicks, International
2013 Best of 2013, Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi Online International
2012 1.st place, International Loupe Awards 2012, International
2012 Gold Award, International Loupe Awards 2012, International
2012 Honorable Mention Award, International Photo Award 2012
2012 Finalist, 32th Annual Spring Photography Contest
2012 1.st place, EISA Photo Maestro, Czech Republic / International
2012 1.st place, Panasonic Lumix Award, International
2012 1.st place, Professional Photographer of the Year 2011, International
2012 2.nd place, Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2011, International
2011 Category Winner - People's Choice, 1X Photo Awards 2011, Conceptual, International
2011 Emerging Talent Award, Nikon Photo Contest International 2010-2011, International
2011 Finalist, My Universe / Autumn 2011, Digital Basics, International
2011 3.rd place, 6th MIKK annual photography competition, Digital Abstraction 2011, International
2011 TOP 12 / Most Popular Ever, One Exposure (1x.com), 42.000 entries, International
2011 1.st place, Convozine Challenge, International
2011 Honorable Mention, Convozine Challenge, International
2011 Finalist - Saatchi Showdown, The Saatchi Gallery, UK / International
2011 Photographer Of The Week, JPG Magazine, International
2011 Blur Photo 011, annual Best of BLUR magazine, Zagreb / Croatia
2011 3.rd place, Digital Photographer of the Year Awards 2010, 300.000 entries, International
2011 Finalist, The Icon Prize, International
2011 Artist of the month, One Exposure (1x.com), International
2011 Finalist, Focus project 2010 / Artists Wanted, NYC / International
2011 Artist of the week, The Saatchi Gallery, UK / International
2010 1.st place, The Photography Ashes, International
2010 Finalist, Digital SLR Photographer of the Year 2010, International
2010 Finalist, ClickIt 2010, Photo Essays, International
2010 Finalist, ClickIt 2010, Vision 2010, International
2010 Finalist, Photographer Of The Year 2010, over 114.000 entries, International
2010 1.st place, International Photo Award 2010, International
2010 Finalist, Through Your Eyes photography contest, International
2010 Finalist, 30th Annual Spring Photography Contest, International
2010 Honorable Mention prize, International Photo Award 2010, International
2010 1.st place, The Print Space Gallery, UK / International
2010 Best of 20 photographers, Art of Emotion, BLUR magazine, International
2010 Directors Choice, Center International Awards, 6.000 entries, International
2010 Finalist, Pixpa, over 1000 entries, International
2010 Finalist, Sony World Photography Awards 2010, 43.700 entries, International
2010 Hall of the fame 2009, Nonsense Society, International
2009 Silver award, International Aperture Awards 2009, Illustrative, International
2009 Silver award, International Aperture Awards 2009, Landscape, International
2009 Bronze award, International Aperture Awards 2009, Illustrative, International
2009 1.st place, The Print Space photography competition, UK / International



EXHIBITIONS

2014 Continental Shift, Saatchi Gallery, London The United Kingdom
2014 MONO, Soligorskiy Regional Museum, Soligorsk, Belarus
2014 Odessa Czech Culture Days, Odesa, Ukraine
2014 MONO, Polotsk Gallery, Polotsk, Belarus
2014 I Came So Close, Sangerhausen, Germany
2014 MONO, Vilnius, Lithuania
2014 Grodna, MONO, Belarus
2014 Mogileva, MONO, Belarus
2014 Marc Chagall art center, Vitebska, MONO, Belarus
2014 Krupek, MONO, Belarus
2013 Leipzig, Germany
2013 MONO, Savitsky Gallery, Minsk, Belarus
2013 Hermitage, Brest, Belarus
2013 Art on the Move, Arnhem, The Netherlands
2013 2nd floor of the Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, London, The United Kingdom
2013 Club International, Leipzig, Germany
2013 Snap! Orlando 2013, Orlando, Florida, USA
2013 Traumwelten, Salve Art Gallery, Leipzig, Germany
2013 Vystavni Galerie Central Most, Most, Czech Republic
2013 FotoExpo, IDIF, Vystaviste Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 Martin Stranka, Brucie Collections, Kiev, Ukraine
2012 Art Palm Beach 2012, Miami, Florida, USA
2012 Miami International Art Fair 2012, Miami, Florida, USA
2012 Sex, Drugs and Profanity 2012, Miami, Florida, USA
2012 Naples International Art Fair 2012, Naples, Florida, USA
2012 The End of "Dream on / off", Letnany, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Willkommen im Kunstraum Connex, Salve Art Gallery, Leipzig, Germany
2012 The National Centre for Performing Arts, Nikon Photo Contest International 2011, Mumbai, India
2012 Senac Santo Amaro, Nikon Photo Contest International 2011, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2012 Photokina, the worlds leading imaging fair, Cologne, Germany
2012 Art For Life, charitable calendar, Eurovea, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Art For Life, charitable calendar, Myslbek, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Sony World Photography Awards exhibition, Palac Lucerna, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Mono Effect, Palace Langhans, Fotoskoda, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 12x12xTwelve, Saatchi Gallery, London, The United Kingdom
2012 I Found The Silence, Hilton / Cloud 9, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Art Takes Time Square, Artists Wanted, Manhattan, New York, USA
2012 The Printspace Gallery, Professional Phototgrapher of the Year 2011, London, The United Kingdom
2012 Rebirth / Znovuzrozeni, Myslbek Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Galerie, Ostrava, Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Fontana, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Silesia, Opava, Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Rokycanska, Plzen, Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Main Palace of Czech Post Office, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Letnany, Prague,Czech Republic
2012 Dream on / off, Palace Flora, Prague, Czech Republic
2012 SCOPE New York 2012, SCOPE Pavilion, Manhattan, New York, USA
2012 The Affordable Art Fair 2012, Superstudio piu, Milan, Italy
2012 Robert Fontaine gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
2012 L' ART INDUSTRIEL gallery, Udine, Italy
2011 And I Keep Falling, Phenix Cafe, Prague, Czech Republic
2011 250 pictures, Bemmel, The Netherlands
2011 UNHCR and MSF charity exhibition, 23 artists, Africa
2011 6th MIKK annual photography competition, Digital Abstraction 2011, Slovenia
2011 Art for life, ICON Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2011 Getty Images Gallery, Nikon Photo Contest International 2011, London, The United Kingdom
2011 Ginza Nikon Salon, Nikon Photo Contest International 2011, Tokyo, Japan
2011 Osaka Nikon Salon, Nikon Photo Contest International 2011, Osaka, Japan
2011 Expo Vale Tattoo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America
2011 LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
2011 BLUR PHOTO 011, Croatian National Post Office, Zagreb / Croatia
2011 Escapism, Museum of Young Art, Vienna / Austria
2011 SecondLife, virtual gallery, Educatica, Czech Republic
2011 PurePhoto Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2011 5P Gallery, Bern, Switzerland
2011 Saatchi Gallery, Artist of the week, London, The United Kingdom
2011 MONO, EXPart Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2010 Salon 2010, North Carolina, USA
2010 Art for life, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 The language of stillness, HATCH festival, Asheville, USA
2010 MONO, ICON Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 The language of stillness, Castell Gallery, North Carolina, USA
2010 Review Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2010 Center, Newspace for photography, Portland, Oregon, USA
2010 The C Word, TaiKoo Place, Island East, Hong Kong, China
2010 Gape Gallery, Solidni nejistota, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 The Print Space Gallery, East London, The United Kingdom
2009 Cafe Emporio, Palace Flora, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 My stories, Solidni nejistota, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 Art for life, The Chemistry gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2009 Karousel Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
2009 Katcher Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Art for life, The Chemistry gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2007 PhotoExpo, North Bohemian Gallery, Litomerice, Czech Republic
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A-w0man:icona-w0man:
you is awesomes
Sat Apr 27, 2013, 4:47 PM
IQ-Colors:iconiq-colors:
عمل اكثر من جميل : big like
Wed Aug 22, 2012, 12:01 AM
AXNLphotography:iconaxnlphotography:
love your work man
Wed May 16, 2012, 1:37 AM
BeatrizBelbut:iconbeatrizbelbut:
Your work is abslutly stunning. Couldn't find one photo that I didn't absolutly love... Thank you so much!
Fri Apr 20, 2012, 1:55 PM
Aurelie91:iconaurelie91:
well, just another 'i love your work' message :)
Mon Feb 13, 2012, 6:56 AM
7MissIzzy7:icon7missizzy7:
Amazing Gallery! Congratz
Mon Jan 30, 2012, 7:22 AM
Tazzil:icontazzil:
Usually I brush aside photography, because on here it's usually teenagers with a Nikon, but your photographs are a true work of art! They have a very artistic, free, and emotional approach. Altogether very inspiring. I'm glad I found your work! :D
Mon Jan 30, 2012, 4:32 AM
stechmuecke:iconstechmuecke:
all of your pictures make me feel like floating...
Fri Dec 9, 2011, 12:12 PM
alwaysinchaos:iconalwaysinchaos:
I love the way you work with light! Great work.
Thu Oct 6, 2011, 3:06 PM
MonkeyShepherd:iconmonkeyshepherd:
Fantastic gallery, love your work!!!!!!!!!
Tue Jul 12, 2011, 4:16 PM
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RenzoEHernandez Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely gallery, have seen your work before, glad to have found you here. Thanks for sharing and keep up the amazing work, hope to see more. Have a safe and wonderful day.
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Andaelentari Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Oh I didn't realize you were back until my friend featured you :la:
yaaaaaaaaaay
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MartinStranka Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Professional Photographer
:manhug:
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Andaelentari Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
weeeee
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girlink Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Student General Artist
Happy belated Bday :whisper:


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VesnaSvesna Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Happy B-day Martin :cake:
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xbastex Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday!
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Astranat Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Happy Birthday! :iconcaekplz:
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Amasov Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Very best birthday wishes! :party: :cake:
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Shapula Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Happy birthday, Martin!
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XoPachi Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
My God...
This is one fuck of a groundbreaking gallery. 

The talent here is absolutely unreal. :3
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FrodoPrime Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Congrats on your book and Happy upcoming Birthday
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AThousandOne Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
congrats on yr book
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v242 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
Martin,

You have some incredibly emotive / evocative images in your personal deviantART gallery.

Well done.  :clap:

Have added you to my dA "Watch list". 
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Take care,

v242

:)
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