Martin Roemers (b.1962) studied photography at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, The Netherlands. He works on long-term projects including The Eyes of War, about individuals who were blinded as a result of World War II, and life in Megacities in Metropolis.
In 2009, his book Relics of the Cold War was published by Hatje Cantz. Roemers' work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Newsweek and The New Yorker. His work has been exhibited widely and is held in public, private and corporate collections including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Ford Foundation in New York. He has received awards and recognitions including two World Press Photo Awards in 2006 and 2011.