Born in Leningrad, Russia.
At present - an independent documentary photographer, based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia
2014 – CHIPP 2014, 10th China International Press Photo Contest:
– Science, Technology & Culture News Stories, Gold medal;
– Daily Life Stories, Bronze medal;
– Daily Life Stories, Award of Excellence
2014 – NPPA 2014 Best of Photojournalism:
– 2nd place Magazine Personality Profile or Lifestyle Story, for RUSSIAN REPORTER Magazine;
– Honorable Mention in Magazine Story Opener category, for RUSSIAN REPORTER Magazine;
– Honorable Mention in Magazine Cover category, for RUSSIAN REPORTER Magazine
2013 – POYi 2013, Award of Excellence, Feature Picture Story – Freelance/Agency,
2013 – Named one of PDN’s 30 2013 Emerging Photographers to Watch
2009 – “FRF 2009 Award”, 3rd place in Daily Life category.
Russian Reporter Magazine, New York Times Lens Blog, Courrier Japon, International New York Times, Forbes Russia, Snob, Autoportret Poland