Born in Kirov (Vyatka) in 1971 in USSR. Professional photojournalist since 1991. In 1999, he moved to Moscow and became a freelance photographer. He contributed to multiple periodicals, including Newsweek and Kommersant [The Businessman] (Russia), Helsingin Sanomat, APU, Talouselama (Finland), etc. He has held about 25 personal exhibitions in Russia, Germany, France, Austria, Italy, Russia, Canada, Czech Republic. In 2013, his photograph was shortlisted for Sony World Photography Award in the Lifestyle category of Professional Competition and exhibited in the Somerset House, London. In 2014 publication of his first album : Vyatka. Become in 2015 Bergger's ambassador in Russia. He is a winner of the Albert Kahn Award in 2020.