Nik was born in 1984 in Ivanovo, Russia. He graduated from the Ivanovo State Power University with a degree in Electrical Power Plants, and since 2003 has been working in Power Engineering. Currently he lives in Moscow.
In 2018 he graduated from the specialty "Photojournalism" of the Lomonosov Moscow State University with a graduate work on "Aesthetics of industrial photography in modern society."
He is member of The Russian Union of Art Photographers and has interests in industrial and art photography.