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Alexander Taran

Alexander Taran

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Profession: photographer
Location: Saint Petersburg , Russia
Home base: Saint-Petersburg, Russia
URL: http://www.alexandertaran.com
URL: http://www.tronmedia.ru
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Last login: about 3 years ago
Member since: 10 Nov 2009 15:11


Born in 1983. In 1999 entered the photo studio Siluet at the Youth Creative Palace where had studied during 4 years under the direction of pedagogue and photographer German Pavlov.
Graduated from the journalism faculty of the Saint-Petersburg State University in 2005. The same year started to work in the photo agency Interpress.
As Interpress photographer worked for AFP covering news and sports events.
In 2006, won the Silver Helmet Award for coverage of the work of rescuers of EMERCOM.
In 2007 became a prize winner of Open Independent Contest for Professional Photojournalism Russian Press Photo. Won 1st prize of Sport photography contest Open Sports World in 2008.

World Press Photo 2009 2nd prize stories Sports Action.
World Press Photo 2012 1st prize Sport stories



Recent Post

Euro 2012 photostory needed

Dear collegues,

Do you have or will have a photo story of EURO 2012 in Poland or Ukraine?

Please contact me to get international magazine assignment.

Thank you

10 May 2012 13:05 | 2 replies


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