Photography is my way to explore the world and to show people what they cannot see. When I started to dance 16 years ago I tried various forms of self-expression in the art. I came to the photography when I started to shoot travels of my breakdance crew but it was just for fun.
Later, at the age of 18, I left my hometown, a small Siberian city called Barnaul and headed to the cultural capital of Russia. Saint-Petersburg determined my further evolution in photography but until 2013 it was still just a hobby.
That was revolutionary year for me. I’d never traveled and shot as much during one year: Finland, Germany, Ukraine, Belarus and more than 10 cities in different corners of Russia. I stopped my advertising career and concentrated on photography. The next important step was to start shooting for Red Bull, which gave me even more opportunities to fulfill my potential.