Martin Zurmühle was born and raised in Lucerne, Switzerland. He has been shooting for 40 years in different fields: nature, landscape, architecture and travel photography.
Since 2002 he has specialized in shooting people: portrait and nude photography.
As a professional architect, he likes forms, proportions, structures and light. For him photography, architecture and art are related. His photographs have won many international prizes (twice the Swiss national competition for photography) and he has written twelve teaching books about photography. Since 2016, Martin Zurmühle is Head of Studies at the higher school of photography in Baden (Switzerland).