They were assistants of the photographer Guy Bourdin, and highly influenced by his work.
Mert and Marcus have been shooting covers for the most important fashion magazines lately and the biggest fashion campaigns. They frequently have their work published in the Vogue Paris and the Love magazine.
Here you can see a few of the magazine covers by Mert and Marcus:
Between those: Vogue Paris, Japan, British and Turkish, the Love magazine, Interview and the Pop magazine.
They frequently shoot campaigns for Calvin Klein, and also Gucci, Dior, Tom Ford, Givenchy, Loewe, Miu Miu, Iceberg, Armani Jeans, Roberto Cavalli, Longchamp, Stela McCartney, between others.
Here are some examples of their fabulous work:
There you can see how the photographers frequently deliver stunning creative pictures. Their work express very well the perfectionism and glamor of the actual fashion.
Mert Alas revealed the duo's philosophy of work to the Times magazine: "The secret of a strong campaign is a great image and a great character. You have to communicate an essence without words, without touch, without sound or smell".