Miki Kratsman was born in Argentina in 1959. He immigrated to Israel with his family in 1971. He studied photography in College of Kiryat Ono. He worked as photojournalist in Hadashot newspaper till 1993, when the newspaper was closed. Then Kratsman joined Haaretz newspaper, where he worked till 2012. He is also active in area of photography education. He was teaching in Camera Obscura College of Photography in Tel Aviv from 1997 till 1999, School for Geographic Photography of Tel Aviv from 1998 till 2006, Department of Art in Haifa University from 2002 till 2006. In 2006 Kratsman was appointed the Head of photography department in Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and chaired the department until his retirement in 2014. His spouse is famous Israeli fashion designer Dorin Frankfurt.