Sergey's early years were spent in a Siberian village, but it was in his 30s that he discovered photography as a way to re-engage with nature. He sold his business and took up photography, determined to record the richness of Russia's wilderness. He is widely published, has four books to his name and is a National Geographic contributor. He has been a regular winner since 2007.
Behind the lens
- Nikon Z7
- 24–70mm f4.5 lens at 33.5mm
- 1/60 sec at f5.6 • ISO 320 • Cognisys camera-trap system + two Nikon SB-900 flashes
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