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  • Motherland by Danila Tkachenko

    Russian photographer set an abandoned village on fire to illustrate neglect, now his peers want to prosecute him. Apparently, the village was quite beautiful some 100 years ago. via twitter More

  • Two Russians are among the winners of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

    The world’s 10 best single photographs were announced, by the judges of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards. There were only ten categories and 105,000 entries to choose from. Among 10 winners, are two Russian Photographers. Alexander Vinogradov competed in Portrait, while Sergey Dibtsev won in Still Life category. Vinogradov’s portrait of the girl is easily […] More

  • Instagram Art Project – Sad Elephant Amidst Russia’s Misery

    “I don’t even ask for happiness, just a little less pain”, this is the greeting sentence of trunkdrunk’s Instagram account. Instagram user trunkdrunk takes photos in Russia’s saddest places. As this was not sad enough, he takes pictures in full head overhead elephant mask. Images are captured in different places of Russia; mostly in gloomy […] More

  • Photographs of the Soviet Russia from the Archive of the University of Virginia

    An interesting archive of color photographs of Soviet life, is available on the server of the University of Virginia. Today, we brought to your attention the photo, that was captured in the summer of 1964, in Moscow. The image depicts the moment of two worlds miraculously colliding. On the photo, Soviet citizens are looking at […] More

  • Fairy Tale Of Russia: Photographer captures gloomy side of Russia

    Photographer Frank Herfort’s is originally from Leipzig, Germany. Few years back, he had a desire to study aesthetic aspect of social spaces. He was in Russia at that time, so this seemed to be the perfect place for his new project called “Time in Between – Fairy Tale of Russia”. His photo series captured very […] More

  • Soviet Russia, As Seen By Photographer Vladimir Sokolaev

    What’s the opposite of nostalgia? Remorse, maybe? Well, that is what Vladimir Solovev had captured; not so bright side of the Soviet era. Well-known documentary photographer in the 80-ties, Solovev was part of the famous creative group “Triva”. Rumor has it, that it was dismissed for political reasons. Today Vladimir lives in Moscow and has […] More

  • The Best of Russia 2015 Photography Competition Winners

    These are some of the winning entries in the “Best of Russia 2015” photography competition, which was open to amateur and professional photographers across the country. The only condition for entry was that photos must have been taken in Russia during 2015. What’s remarkable about this year’s contest is that many photos are from Crimea. […] More

  • World Press Photo 1955-2015: Some of the best works of Russian photographers

    In December 2015, Novosibirsk Municipal Fine Arts Center will be displaying exhibition called “Russian Grand Prix. Photos of Russian and Soviet winners of World Press Photo 1955-2015”. The exhibition will feature 559 photos of 121 photographers – the winners of the World Press Photo, one of the most prestigious contests in the world of photojournalism. More

  • How Soviet Space Dreams Became a Photographer’s Inspiration

    The rocket and space program of the USSR, along with the exploration of the universe left its mark on the country. Obviously, it reflected on the people’s minds as well. Every other little boy wanted to be an astronaut. One of them was the photographer Ivan Mikhailov. As a child, he often stared at the […] More

  • Eerie Photographs of Russia’s Forgotten Future

    In the midst of the freezing winter, Russian photographer Danila Tkachenko travels to remote places where abandoned relics of Soviet innovation lie decaying. Surrounded by the snowy scenery, they stand out as ghostly reminders of Russia’s past: ambitions and a dream of utopia. His photo series, Restricted Areas, shows the human desire for constant improvement […] More

  • Pskov Photoblogger is One of the Winners of the First Instagram Grants

    Pskov-based photographer and blogger Dmitry Markov received the First Instagram Grant from Getty Images. Time magazine reported about the event, noting that the amount of the grant was 10 thousand dollars. Russian photographer and charity volunteer Markov hopes to use his winnings to spotlight the plight of orphaned children in his native country. “This grant […] More

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