Mikhail Palinchak is a Ukrainian street and documentary photographer residing and working in Kyiv, Ukraine. Currently, he holds the position of Official Photographer to the President of Ukraine. Palinchak was born January 1985 in Uzhgorod, Ukraine, into a photographic family. He started working with photography in 2008 and became a full member of National Society of Photo Artists of Ukraine (NSPAU) that same year. Since 2012, he has been a member of Ukrainian Photographic Alternative (UPHA) and Momentum street collective and a member of Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers (UAPF) since 2014. His work has garnered numerous awards, exhibitions, and publications around the world. His photographs are in private and institutional collections.