Maria Fynsk Norup (b. 1975) is a fine art photographer, living and working on the tiny island of Ærø in the southernmost part of Denmark.
Maria’s works spans the genres of self-portraits and the art of nature itself, with imagery that currently revolves around exploring the melancholy of being, femininity, and the right to a place in the world. She is inevitably influenced by her surroundings, drawing ideas and inspiration from the ocean and the rural landscape, as well as from her schooling in the classical art of Botany, thus often venturing into explorations of the human/nature bond.
Her artistic style is often described by audiences as dreamy and thoughtful, with images that carries a storytelling thread, and a mood infused with silent drama, a vulnerable beauty and a sense of longing.