About the author

Yuri Afanasiev is a professional advertising photographer, born in Moscow, in the family of an amateur photographer. Since childhood, he was immersed in the photographic atmosphere. Since 1975 he has chosen photography as a profession. Studied and trained in photo studios in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

Member of FEP (Federation of European Professional Photographers) - Federation of European Professional Photographers. In 2007 he received the QEP certificate (QEP - Qualified European Photographer) - Qualified European Advertising Photographer

Yuri Afanasiev since 1997 Member of the Guild of Advertising Photographers of Russia.

A large list of awards and diplomas for participation in photo exhibitions and festivals.

Rich experience in conducting Master classes. He took part in the creation of programs about photography on Russian television. Has publications in magazines and online resources. Repeatedly participated in judging competitions and festivals in photography.

Specializes in the following photographic areas:

Applied photography - food, drinks, jewelry, glass, flowers, macro photography.
Model shooting - portfolio shooting, nude, glamorous shooting, business portrait.
Shooting architecture: industrial and administrative buildings. Historical architectural ensembles and monuments.
Shooting interiors - airports, railway stations, industrial premises and private apartments. Museums, theaters.
Shooting technology. Cars, planes, trains, boats and yachts.
Art photography. Art photography.
Landscape, travel photo.
Panoramic photography.
Computer processing and preparation of files.
One of the first professional photographers-enthusiasts of digital photo technologies in Russia. Actively participated in campaigns for testing and presentation of photographic equipment for such companies as: SONY, EPSON, Canon, Nikon, Hensel, Sinar, Rover... They were held both at international photo exhibitions and within the framework of business forums for the press.

Possession of the most modern shooting and lighting equipment, allows you to perform any photographic tasks in commercial and artistic photography.

Photography has long ceased to be just a job, but has become an integral part of life. Despite having many years of photographic experience, he never stops learning and mastering new photographic technologies.