Valery Latypov is an established Russian photographer who has made his name capturing musicians in the intense emotion of performance. He has collaborated with artists including Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Deva Premal, Marylin Manson and the Crystal Fighters, creating striking portraits of them both in concert and backstage, including at festivals such as Glastonbury and WOMAD (UK).
But Music is not where Valery’s passion for observation stops. In 2006, having completed a Masters degree in the Physics of Condensed Matter, he began to travel the world. His shots of people going about their lives in countries as diverse as India, Israel, Thailand, Myanmar, Russia and Turkey show his unique talent for capturing the remarkable in the ordinary, the striking rhythm and colour in the everyday.
Valery is a visual artist, his goal being always to extract and convey each moment with passion. His talent has not gone unnoticed and because of this he has managed to turn it into a career