Having a buddhist father and a christian mother I was raised in a multi-religion, multi-cultural family in Russia. Since 18 y.o. I live in Japan, Tokyo.
I speak some english,but native japanese and russian. Some of my portrait work of a japanese monk that I have been shooting for many years belongs to a permament collection of Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts. I also been futured in British Journal of Photography with work about behind the scenes of japanese yakuza movies.
I work as a celebrity portrait photographer in Tokyo since 2012.