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VOVA POMORTZEFF
Documentary photographer and freelance photojournalist based in Prague, Czech Republic.
Born on July 23, 1974, in Sverdlovsk, USSR.
Graduated from the Urals State Academy of Architecture and Arts in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
Member of the Union of Journalists of Russia.
Represented by Focus Agentur, Germany.
E-mail: info@pomortzeff.com
AWARDS:
2015 Jury's Special Award in the Traditional Rites category at Humanity Photo Awards, China
2015 Performance Award in the Festivities category at Humanity Photo Awards, China
2015 Shortlist in the Still Life category at Sony World Photography Awards, UK
2014 Shortlist in the Portraiture category at Sony World Photography Awards, UK
2014 Documentary Award in the Living and Production Custom category at Humanity Photo Awards, China
2013 Performance Award in the Traditional Rites category at Humanity Photo Awards, China
2013 Excellent Prize in the Culture and Art category at China International Press Photo, China
2012 Honorable mention at the wildlife photo contest The Golden Turtle, Russia
2011 Shortlist in the Sport category at Sony World Photography Awards, UK
2011 Winner of the open photo project The Best of Russia, Russia
2011 Shortlist of the national photo award The Best Photographer, Russia
2010 First place in the Sport category at Photojournalism Development Foundation Award, Russia
2010 Grand prix of the Second festival of travel photography PhotoTravel, Russia
2010 Finalist of the national photo award The Best Photographer, Russia
2009 Finalist of the international contest Wildlife Photographer of the Year, UK
2009 Honorable mention at the wildlife photo contest The Golden Turtle, Russia
2009 Audience Sympathy Prize at the wildlife photo contest The Golden Turtle, Russia
2008 Second prize at the wildlife photo contest of the The National Wildlife Federation, USA
EXHIBITIONS:
2016 Retrospective exhibition The Golden Turtle. Ten Years, Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia
2015 Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London, UK
2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London, UK
2013 Floods 2013, Kampa Island, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 Screen projection at Kaunas Photo Festival, Kaunas, Lithuania
2013 Sacred and Important, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia
2012 The Golden Turtle, winners of the wildlife photo contest, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and other places, Russia
2012 Retrospective exhibition The Golden Turtle. The First Five Years, Vernadsky Geological Museum, Moscow, Russia
2011 The Archaeological Treasures of the Hermitage, Alicante Archaeological Museum, Spain
2011 Sony World Photography Awards, Somerset House, London, UK
2011 The Best Photographer 2011. The Reflection of the Reality, Fotoforum, Moscow, Russia
2011 The Best of Russia, the 365 best photographs of Russia, Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia
2010 Czech Press Photo, Staromėstská radnice, Prague, Czech Republic
2010 Group exhibition 'Prague by the Eyes of Russian Photographers', the Czech Cultural Centre, Moscow, Russia
2009 The Golden Turtle, winners of the wildlife photo contest, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and other places, Russia
2007 Czech Press Photo, Staromėstská radnice, Prague, Czech Republic
Copyright Š Photo 2007 Natalia Balukhina
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