On December 11, 2019, Nikon Ambassador Viktor Lyagushkin met his fans at the Kiev School of Photography. The photographer told the audience about the progress of the project Until The Ice Melts, including the world’s first exhibition under the ice, showed videos and photographs taken during the project.
The pre-holiday situation in the city set Viktor in a cheerful mood, so the lecturer decided to appear in front of the audience, leaving the telephone box in the corner of the photo studio, as famous Doctor Who.
On November 15, there was a presentation of our Сalendar 2020 with photographs by Viktor Lyagushkin in the cafe “Our Circle”. It sounds very formal, but in fact it was a very chamber, almost family event.
Viktor told the guests about underwater animals that inhabit the White Sea, paid special attention to those whose photos were included in the Calendar. Bogdana Vashchenko spoke about climate change in the Russian Arctic and the impact of the change on the lives of animals and people.
October 4, Moscow hosted the presentation of the sixth issue of Yevgeny Feldman’s slick magazine Svoy, which was completely dedicated to Viktor Lyagushkin’s art. Photos and stories “from caves and seas” on the pages of the new issue, and even more remarkable stories by Viktor during the presentation captivated the audience.
Photos from the presentation by Tatyana Mordvinova.
This year PHOTOTEAM.PRO took part in the Moscow Dive Show 2019 with the exhibition “Until the Ice Melts.”
The pictures presented on it are not the complete exposition, but only a part of the world’s first photographic exhibition under the ice. This is not an exaggeration and not a metaphor – from Moscow the works by Viktor Lyagushkin will go to the Arctic Circle and will be put under the thick ice sheet of the White Sea.
Under the Ice exhibition is part of a large project to document the animals of the White Sea in their natural environment named Fantastic Creatures and Where to Find Them.
On the final day of the Dive Show, Viktor Lagushkin delivered a lecture on the main stage of the event, speaking in detail about the project. “We live at a time when climate change and the melting of the Arctic ice become increasingly threatening phenomena, – says the photographer, – My goal is to draw public attention to these problems, and capture the amazing creatures of the White Sea while they still exist.”
The general sponsor of the Under the Ice exhibition is Nikon, partner – the Dive Centre Arctic Circle.
June 26 и 27 Viktor Lyagushkin had held two lectures for Russian Nikon: for graduates of Nikon Photo School and photographers for NPS. The theme of his lectures was underwater photography. Viktor told to the auditory about history of arising of the branch, physics of UW photography and gave recommendations about necessary photo technics.
Just came to an end the TOUCH Conference on digital marketing technologies in Tbilisi, Georgia. Many thanks to organisers for the invitation to participate. We were very glad to share our experience with young people of Georgia who visited the conference; happy to meet new friends and partners.
January 23 at 11:00 am in Kiev Kyiv School of Photography will host a master class by Viktor Lyagushkin How Are Masterpeices Born And How To Sell Them?
The world renowned photographer will share his experiences and secrets of working on projects ranging from the birth of the idea, every step of its implementation to completion. Victor will explain where do we get the money for the realization of our dreams and how to sell the results of our work, talk about specific moments of communication with an editor, and most importantly – will reveal the secret, how one may create unique photos.
This October we had visited the town of Eilat in blossoming Israel during the Eilat Red Sea ShootOut 2013. Thank you all who had attended Viktor’s lecture, we were happy to be there with you and to share our experience.
We were impressed with the high level of Israeli underwater photography, and it’s definitely a feather in David Pilosof’s cap: all this is possible only due to his decades-long activity.
Thank you Pilo and looking forward to seeing you next year!
This year National Geographic Magazine celebrates 125 anniversary.
October 15, at the Center of Photography Lumiere brothers was held a master class 10000 lumens Underground and Underwaterwater by staff photographer of National Geographic Russia Magazine Viktor Lyagushkin. The event was set as a part of the photo exhibition 125 years of National Geographic.
Thank you, Viktor, for great time with you and Happy Birth-year to National Geographic!