Mikhail Palinchak is a Ukrainian street and documentary photographer currently residing and working in Kyiv, Ukraine. He was born into a family who had long-loved photography, and naturally he got started in the craft in 2008. He went on to become a member of the Ukrainian Photographic Alternative (UPHA) and a member of Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers (UAPF). From 2014 to 2019 he also served as the official photographer of the President of Ukraine.
He also founded Untitled magazine and co-founded the Ukrainian Street Photography group. He also authored the photo book "Anamnesis" in 2020 and art-book "Maidan Faces" in the same year. His photographs can be found in private collections and permanent collections of photography museums.