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.I greatly enjoy photographs on social themes that reveal life and development of modern society.
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.
2016 – The Best of Russia, Russia, Winner.
2017 – SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, United Kingdom, Sport category, 2nd Prize.
2017 – Kolga Tbilisi Photo, documentary category, Georgia, Finalist.
2017 - Prize Bronze in Press / Sports category, PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, France.
2017 – MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards), Sport category, Silver Prize, Moscow, Russia.