Born in Stavropol, Russia, in 1974. Eduard Korniyenko became a professional photographer in 2000.
In 2002 he joined the Russian Union of Journalists. At present, Korniyenko is a full-time photo-correspondent for the regional newspaper Stavropol Pravda and a freelancer for the news agency REUTERS.
His work as a photojournalist has focused on developments in Northern Caucasus, which has experienced ethnic and intercultural conflict and political and economic instability.
2012 – War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, Museum of Fine Arts, Huston, USA, Participant.
2017 – Group Exhibition “Mobile Only”, PH21 Contemporary Photography Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
2018 - Professional Competition Exhibition Agora Gallery, New York, USA.
2015 - IPA 2015, Photo Essay and Feature Story, Honorable Mention, USA
2016 – The Best of Russia, Russia, Winner.
2017 – SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, United Kingdom, Sport category, 2nd Prize.
2017 – FAPA (Fine Art Photography Award) in 3th edition, Photojournalism category, Nominee, London, UK.
2017 – Kolga Tbilisi Photo, documentary category, Georgia, Finalist.
2017 - PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, Prize Bronze in Press / Sports category, France.
2017 – MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards), Sport category, Silver Prize, Moscow, Russia.
2017 - Felix Schoeller Photo Award, Landscape / Nature, Finalist, Osnabrück, Germany.
2017 – IPA 2017 (Russia), Photography of Year, Winner, LA, USA.
2017 – The Exposure Award, Winner, USA.
2017 - PhotogrVphy Grant, Photojournalism, Nominee, London, UK.
2017 - The Chealsea International Photography Competition, New York, USA.
2017 - IPA 2017, International Photographer of the Year, Finalist, LA, USA.
2017 - Siena International Photo Awards, Story Telling, Remarkable Award, Siena, Italy.
2017 - ND Photography Awards 2017, Editorial, 1st, 3rd places and Honarable mention awards, USA.
2017 - Chromatic Awards, Honorable Mention: Portrait, Sports, Street, Wildlife and Animals, USA.
2018 - Balkan Photо Festival, 1st place Mobile photography, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2018 - IPOTY 2017 (International Photographer of the Year), Photo Essay/Story (Professional) and Sports (Professional) Honorable mention, London, UK.
2018 - International Color Awards, People category, Nominee, CA, USA.
2018 - Tokyo Foto Awards 2017, People category, Silver, Tokyo, Japan.
2018 - FAPA (Fine Art Photography Award) in 4th edition, Photojournalism and Street Photography categories, Nominee, London, UK.
2018 - Siena International Photo Awards, Story Telling, Finalist, Siena, Italy.
2018 - ASPA (Alghero Street Photography Awards), Documentary, Semi-finalist, Alghero, Italy.
2018 - Royal Photography Society, Shortlist, UK.
2018 – MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards), Editorial-Photo Essay, Honarable mention, Moscow, Russia.
2018 - PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, Prize Silver in Press / Feature Story category, France.