Roman have started his photographic career in 2002. Since 2007 he leads his own photography school, since 2010 he leads his own photography agency. Roman is focused on cinematic portraits, corporate photography, conceptual personal work and documentary projects about Russia.

Awards, scholarships and grants

  • IPA Russia 2018: Deeper Perspective Photographer of the Year
  • IPA Russia 2016: Gold (Personality), Silver (Fine Art), Silver (People), Bronze (Political), Bronze (Portrait)
  • IPA International 2016: Honorable Mention (Portrait)
  • IPA Russia 2015: 2nd place category winner
  • ND Awards 2015: 2nd place in Architecture
  • ND Awards 2015: Honorable Mention – Editorial – Photo Essay / Story
  • IPA Russia 2015: Gold, (Deeper Perspective), Silver (Photo Essay), Bronze (Deeper Perspective)
  • IPA International 2015: Honorable Mention (Photo Essay)
  • Best Of Russia 2014: winner
  • “Young Russian photographers 2015” scholarship by Russian Photounion
  • Grant by Russian Youth Affairs 2015 for development of Mediaschool
  • Grant by Russian Youth Affairs 2015 for development of LookBook Photo Agency
  • IPA Russia 2014: Gold (Portrait), Gold (Deep Perspective), Silver (Architecture), Silver (Fine Art)
  • IPA (International) 2014: Honorable Mention (Portrait)
  • Neutral Density Awards 2014: Honorable Mention (Portrait)
  • Neutral Density Awards 2014: Honorable Mention (People’s Choice)


  • Young Photographers of Russia (Russian State Library, group show, 2018)
  • Strange Encounters, Evans Real Estate, New York City, USA (Solo show, 2018)
  • Eurointegration, Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, USA (Solo show, 2017)
  • Arkaim: A picture without a frame, Soho Photo Gallery, New York City, USA (Solo show, 2016)
  • Young Photographers of Russia (Puschino, group show, 2016)
  • A Personal Thing To Everyone, Washington DC, USA (Solo show, 2016)
  • All The King’s Men, New York City, USA (Solo show, 2016)
  • Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia (Group show, 2013)
  • Administration of the President, Moscow, Russia (Group show, 2016)
  • State Hall Gosduma, Moscow, Russia (Group show, 2016)
  • Arbat Street, Moscow, Russia (Group show, 2015, 2016)
  • Russian Photounion Annual Exhibition, Moscow, 2014



  • Soho Photo Gallery (New York, USA) from 2016
  • Nikon NPS (worldwide) from 2015
  • Russian Photounion (Russia) from 2014



International: Russia Behind The Headlines (USA), Wired.com (USA), The Guardian (UK), Style Magazine (UK), Kompendium Digitale Photografie book (GER), One Frame Magazine (USA), Fotoeasy Magazine (GER), Digital, Photo Magazine (GER), VOWS Magazine (USA), Nikon N-Photo (UK), LENS Magazine (UK).

Russian: Lenta.ru, Российская Газета, RenTV, TVRain, Zvezda, Лентач, First Expedition Herald, The Dog Magazine, Hooligan Magazine, Best Of Russia 2014, Russian Photounion 2014 catalog, Photoworkshop magazine, Graphine magazine, Intensions magazine, Young Parents magazine, Living Magazine, Numero Magazine.



United Nations, Government of Russia, Forbes, Federal Agency of Youth Affairs, Roscosmos, Russian Railways, Columbia University, First Expedition Company, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, Gazprom bank, Ruthie Davis, Techstars.


Work Experience

NYC, USA, Oct 2015 – Present
Look Book Media
Owner, photographer, creative director

Moscow, Russian Federation, Jun 2014 – March 2017
Federal Agency Of Youth Affairs
Special assignments photographer, director of photography

Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation, Oct 2007 – Present
LookBook Mediaschool
Founder, teacher

Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation, Jul 2011 – Present
LookBook Photography Agency
Founder, key photographer
Event and commercial photography

Moscow, Russian Federation, Aug 2012 – Sep 2015
First Expedition Company
Leading Photographer

Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation, Sep 2010 – Jul 2011
Creative management, organization, photographer, event photographer

Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation, Jan 2008 – Jun 2010
Leading photographer, Event photographer



Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation, since Oct 2007.
LookBook Mediaschool.
Founder, tutor.
16-weeks Photography course, 6-weeks Portrait course, 6-weeks Lightroom & Photoshop course. More than 500 students graduated long-term Roman’s courses since 2007.

Chelyabinsk, Russia: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015. 2-day intensive workshop.
Yekaterinburg, Russia: 2010, 2015. 2-day intensive workshop.
Khabarovsk, Russia: 2010, 2013. 3-day intensive workshop.
Moscow, Russia: 2012. 2-day intensive workshop.
St. Petersburg, Russia: 2012, 2014. 3-day intensive workshop.
Moscow, Russia: guest speaker at 7th and 8th Photographers And Videographers Forum: 2012, 2013.
Nesebr, Bulgaria: guest speaker at 2nd East-European Forum.
Moscow, Russia: guest speaker at Mywed Party at 2013.
Rome, Italy: guest speaker at 1st International Photo-video Forum.
Aktau, Kazakhstan: 2014. 3-day intensive workshop.
Yekaterinburg, Russia: 2014, 2015. Guest speaker at Photofest.
Vladimir, Russia: 2015. Guest speaker at Terra Scientia.



New York, USA, Oct 2015 – Dec 2015
International Center of Photography (ICP)
Narrative Portrait, Photography as a Metaphor
Intensive course

Moscow, Russian Federation, Jun 2011 – Jul 2011
British Higher School Of Art & Design (BHSAD)
Intensive course

Moscow, Russian Federation, Jul 2012 – Aug 2012
British Higher School Of Art & Design (BHSAD)
Digital Arts
Intensive course

Moscow, Russian Federation, Jul 2013 – Aug 2013
British Higher School Of Art & Design (BHSAD)
Fashion Styling
Intensive Course

Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation, Apr 2013
Creative directing
Intensive course

Magnitogorsk, Russian Federation, 2001–2006
Master’s Degree in advertising design
Full-time education