I am a self-taught photographer based in St. Petersburg, Russia. I graduated as an economist, later studied design for two years at the Academy of adult education, St.Petersburg, attended one-year course of art lectures at the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, studied at FotoDepartament and took other art and photography related courses.

Awards, events:

2018 - winner of the contest held by The New York Center for Photographic Art 
2015 – shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards – Professional Competition, Conceptual Category.
2014 - Photolucida Critical Mass 2014 Finalist
2014 - 1st place in Black and White annual photo contest by Digital Photo Magazine
2014 - First Prize in the Prix de la Photographie Paris in Fine Art category, Second Prize in Book Proposal category, two Third Prizes in Fine Art category
2014 - Photobiennale at the Russian Museum (joint exhibition), St. Petersburg, Russia;
2014 - 2nd place of the International Photography Awards, One World in One Shot, Places category
2014 - American Art Awards, 2nd place, Nonmanipulated Photo - Human
2014 - Bronze at National Geographic contest "Wild Nature of Russia 2014"

Publications: Art Ascent Magazine, Digital Photo Magazine, F-Stop Magazine, National Geographic

Interview for World Photography Organisation: https://www.worldphoto.org/blogs/17-10-17/7-images-will-transport-you-strange-dreamworld