Was born on April 28 in 1969 in Kirov. Studied at the 14th school of the city of Kirov. After the army got a job as a photojournalist (1994-1998) in the regional newspaper “Vyatka Krai”.
From 1998 to 2007 he worked as a photographer at the publishing house Kommersant. Five years in the magazine “Norilsk Nickel”. Two years was the senior photojournalist of ITAR-TASS. For several years he collaborated with the publication “Russian Reporter”, with the magazine “Neskuchny Sad”, the publication “Autoreview”, collaborated with the journal “Foma”, the Disciple of Alexander Lapin.