Let me share with you a set of photos by Sergey Maximishin, one of the famous russian photographer. Here are pictures of different years, from different countries, and a series of journalistic photo stories.
Sergey Maximishin was born in 1964. Spent childhood in Kerch, the Crimea. Moved to Leningrad in 1982. Served in the Soviet army as a photographer the Soviet Military Force Group on Cuba from 1985 to 1987. Graduated from Leningrad Politechnical Inctitute in 1991 with a B.A. in physics. Worked in the laboratory of scientific and technical expertise in the Hermitage Museum. Graduated from St-Petersburg Faculty of photojournalism in 1998. In 1999-2003 was a staff photographer for the “Izvestia” newspaper. Since 2003 works with a German agency “Focus”.
The Times, Time, Newsweek, Parool, Liberation, Washington Post, The Wall Street Jornal, Stern, Business Week, Focus, Der Profile, Corriere della Sera, Izvestia, Ogonyok, Itogi and other.
World Press Photo (2004, 2006), Russia Press Photo contest (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004), UNEP International Photographic Competition on the Environmental (2005) and others.
About the workshop
Svaneti is said to be the Olympus of Georgia, the home of Svans, place full of sunshine, songs and poetry, the motherland of brave, hard working, happy, hospitable and die hard highlanders. We will have a chance to see it all with our own eyes. To see it from the inside, not like tourists. To meet people, become their friends, touch the ages old traditions. To take photos, discuss them, and publish a joint exclusive photo-book “Winter in Svaneti” with the selection of the best photographies taken by the participants.
This trip is at the same time a travel experience, an adventure, a way to meet soul-mates, a practical master-class in genre photography and a joint work on an art project.
Let me share with you 20 photos I took in Uzbekistan last year. It was our joint workshop with great Uzbek photographer Anzor Bukharskiy. I will show you him photos a little bit later, but right now I propose to look a few of my color pictures from this country. This collection includes photographs from Bukhara, Samarkand, and a couple of images of the drying Aral Sea.
The second post that I writing by myself is about music festival in Guca. Every year this village collects about 1 millon people who likes serbian and gypsy music and several hundred small orchestras (around 10 musician each). Basically from Serbia. A little bit from Kosovo, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Macedonia. Ordinary tourist from Europe or America is almost impossible to meet here. During a week going on 24 hours total madness – loud music, rivers of beer and a lot of dancing. Below you can find 10 of my pictures from this crazy event.
Starting from this post sometimes I’m going to write in english without help of my friends. Sorry for my mistakes and feel free to correct me. I really don’t know English well enough.
This time I want to show you 7 pictures that I took in Belgrade (Serbia) in August this year. I call it “The city of light”.
My name is Pavel Kosenko and I’m from Russia. I am a photographer, and my major interest is street and art photography. I like to work and experiment with colors in photographs. Travel is the main source of my inspiration.
You can also read my Russian blog using Google Translate.