the School of Modern Photography Docdocdoc in St. Petersburg
About Vaghinak Ghazaryan
Vaghinak Ghazaryan (born 1974) is a freelance photographer based in Yerevan. He graduated from the Academy of TV and Radio, Department of film and photography (2000-2004). Participated in Photojournalism: experience change, Reuters News Agency, Tbilisi, Georgia (2008). Graduated from Art Criticism and Curatorial Training School, AICA Armenia (2010-2011).
He worked as a full-time photographer for Armenpress News Agency (2001-2003), and www.armef.com (2013-2016).
Vaghinak received a Documentary Photography Production grant from the Open Society Foundations (2013). His last awards include: Tatevik- Grand Prix, Tvapatum 2019: Stories about changes, Media Initiatives Center (2019), About Nora - Grand Prix, 16th ՛՛Equal Opportunities՛՛ Annual Media Competition on Disability, Bridge of Hope NGO and Mission East (2019).
2021 - World Press Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, Singles, 3rd Prize
for the photo “Resting Soldier”
2021 - LensCulture HOME 21 Photography Prize, 3rd place single "Resting Soldier"
2021 - Artsakh War 2020 Chronicles photo contest, the Chronicles of Heroism category has awarded the winning title to Vaghinak Ghazaryan for his “Resting soldier”.
2021 - Finalist of