Vladimir is a non professional photography from Dzerzhinsk, in the Russia region of Nizhny Novgorod, where he was born in 1968 and has become interested in photography since the age of 14 and the year after he became member of the City Photo Club. He was only 19 when he took part to his first international exhibition in France.
Since than he has been awarded in more than 200 photo contest beginning in Spain 1989. In 1990 he held his first solo exhibition and joined The Russian Union of Art Photographers. In 1994 Vladimir was awarded the rank of FIAP Artist by the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP). In 2000 he was awarded the higher rank of FIAP Excellence.
In 2010 for his artistic photography achievements the FIAP has awarded Vladimir as the first author of Russia with the title of FIAP Master. In 2015 he won the Travel Category of the Sony World Photography Awards, HIPA. He currently lives and works in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
"Photography gives me the opportunity to implement my creativity producing new things that I could not achieve in any other ways. It allows me to develop my world views, my intentions and my thoughts".