The best Russian photographers 2011
• The best Russian photographers 2011
An official ceremony of awarding the winners of the "Best Photographer 2011" award was held in the Moscow center Digital October.
All the masterpieces, which won prizes will be on display at the exhibition in Moscow from 17 to 27 May 2012 at the Center for Photography. The Lumiere brothers. Total will feature approximately one hundred works that won prizes in each category, and have won the Grand Prix in the category "Best Photographer of the Year", "Photo of the Year", "Discovery of the Year", "Photoseries years" and a special prize for students.
Professional category: conceptual and abstract photography, 1st place. Brushsha Monakova, "Digging-donut".
Photographer of the Year. Sergey Maximishin, a series of "May in Norilsk".
Photographer of the Year. Sergey Maximishin, from the series "Jua kali".
Sequence of the year. Maxim Dondyuk, "The tuberculosis epidemic in Ukraine."
Amateur category: Animalistic shooting, 1st place. Sergey Mikhailov, "The dust storm on the dry lake."
Amateur category: landscape, place 1. Andrey Ermolaev, "Icelandic volcano river projection."
Amateur category: computer art, the 2nd place. Sergey Kostarev, "Test Drive Unlimited".
Amateur category: portrait, 3rd place. Dmitry Vavilov, "Thank you for the victory of his grandfather ...".
Professional category: animalistic photography, 2nd place. Igor Baskakov, "The Man and the Sea".
Professional category: Genre Scene, 1st place. Alexander Petrosyan, "about the protesters and the protesters."
Professional category: still life, place 2. Sergey Varaksin, "Banking".
Professional category: nude, 3rd place. Dmitry Polyakov, "The Red Umbrella".
Professional category: advertising photography, place 1. Catherine Belinsky, "Matriarchy".
Professional category: wedding photography, place 1. Xenia Ashikhmina.