Marsel van Oosten is a professional nature photographer from The Netherlands, with a background in advertising and graphic design. Marsel’s images are famed for his mastery of composition, lighting, color and perspective. In his work he tries to simplify, to get rid of the extraneous: Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

In addition to winning the overall titles Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Travel Photographer of the Year, and International Nature Photographer of the Year (2x), his awards include First Prize in the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, First Prize in Nature’s Best International Photography Awards, two First Prizes in the Travel Photographer of the Year, and several awards in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

His images are featured in galleries and museums, are used worldwide in advertising and design, and he is a regular contributor to National Geographic.
Marsel lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with producer and videographer Daniella Sibbing. Together they run specialized nature photography tours for all experience levels to exciting destinations worldwide.