My name is Alex Gorshkov, I am Kiev based photographer.
I was born on 14th of November, 1984 in Saint-Petersburg (Leningrad) in the former USSR. Finished secondary school in 2001 in Lviv, Ukraine. I’ve got degree in Marketing at 2005, an in Law at 2006 from National Academy of Management in Kiev, Ukraine. In 2005 I started to work as an independent photographer covering underground musical life in Kiev and making small assignments for local musical magazines.
In 2006 I joined the team of the largest Ukrainian tabloid «Blik», published by Swiss publishing house Ringier AG and started career of photojournalist. I covered a variety of events in the political, cultural and sports life of Ukraine. I worked on editorial projects in Austria, Switzetland, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Israel and Russia.
Since 2009 I also work as commercial photographer and photo producer. In 2010 I сo-founded «Icon photography» – Ukrainian creative photo agency, which is engaged in both commercial and art photography.
Publications: Blik, EGO magazine, XXL magazine, Forbes Ukraine, Vesti:Reporter, MAN, Komanda, Soviet Sport, Tyzhden magazine, et al .
Commercial clients: Alfa-Bank, Kraft Foods, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, Conversbank, Audi, Kyivstar, Sun InBev Ukraine, Unilever Ukraine, Mercedes-Benz Fahion Week Kiev, LG, VTB24, Efes et al.
At the moment I'm focusing on portrait, street and documentary photography. I make both digital and film pictures.
Don't hesitate to drop me a line if you find some of my work interesting. I’m open for commercial assigments and non-profit creative collaboration.