Maria Plotnikova was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1984. In 2007 she graduated from Moscow State University after studying photojournalism. Between 2006 and 2010 she worked as a sports photographer for various media outlets in Moscow. She currently lives in Buenos Aires, after moving there in 2010. In South America Maria works as a freelance artist and has developed her interest in the genre of street photography. Having the opportunity to travel around the continent, she doesn’t stop shooting in search of her own style of street photography.