Miroslav Hodecek is a 31 year-old photographer based in Ostrava, Czech Republic. After undergraduate studies in humanitarian aid and completing master's in social work he has been working in these fields several years, which has an influence on his photo work. He focuses primarily on social issues both in Czech and abroad. For him, photography is a powerful tool which can illustrate emotion and bring to light different phenomenons in society. He enjoys the freedom of freelence photography to pursue his own projects, as well as work on formal contracts.