Michael Abid was born in Melitopol, Ukraine. He moved to Germany in 1993, where he studied engineering and worked for large automotive companies. Michael was always interested in photography but discovered his real passion for it only in 2011. Since 2013 he has been working as a travel photographer, using his available time to shoot pictures around the world. In his photographs Michael often tries to capture well-known locations in unique light or weather conditions. He has a special interest in cityscape night photography, for those moments when the natural and artificial lights mix perfectly and create dramatic imagery.