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Overview

  • 3 References 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Russian; learning Arabic (Egypt), French, German
  • 32, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Well, at the moment I try to realise how to shoot that ho...
  • UCLA, Saint-Petersburg State University of Cinema and Tel...
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

ABOUT ME

I am a student, who is studying cinematography — the art of shooting a movie. Hope one day I'll work as a Director of Photography on some surfing-movie (or National Geographic channel :)

It's my second year in US. Before coming here, I was working on various feature films in Russia, where I've got my MFA in Cinematography. Even before that I was a diving-instructor. I worked mainly in Egypt, and my most favourite place there is Dahab.

I really enjoy travelling and backpacking around the world: traveling is an important part of my life. After coming to US, I had a chance to see a lot of great places in California, but that's just the beginning.

Interests

diving, cinematography, snowboarding, travelling, surfing.

  • arts
  • photography
  • instructor
  • yachting
  • movies
  • traveling
  • backpacking
  • hunting
  • surfing
  • scuba diving
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • cartography

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've dived through Blue Hole Arch in Dahab.
At more than 200ft, that was comparable with passing through stargates...

Also, once we crossed the Mediterranean Sea with my father on yacht. The thing is, that nor me, neither my father have NO experience in sailing. We used my diving compass (bracelet) and photocopied maps. Well, that was a real examination for my spirit, as we had no guaranties to reach the shore.

Teach, Learn, Share

Well, I'd like to share my experience in photography with everyone, who is interested.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Brazil, Cambodia, Finland, France, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Syrian Arab Republic, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, Russian Federation, Ukraine, United States

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