Honesty People

INTRO portrait
Alexander Korobov was born in Krasnodar region, Russia, but later had moved to Moscow where he works till present time.
Starting at young age he was growing his interest in photography while learning how to draw in a local Art School. He assisted his grandfather
in his darkroom. From that time forward, a camera was never far from his hand. And the first one he actually started taking picture with was
the legendary soviet Zenith. It took nearly 10 years for his hobby to become his profession.
At the age of 17 his pictures were published as covers for the steel industry magazine, followed later by photo shoots for industry leading companies
like Tatneft, TNK-BP and Polymetal.
With every new successful project he was getting more recognized as a professional photographer.
As of today among his clients are brands like BBDO, Mccann Erickson, Schwarzkopf, Eksmo Publishing House, Rostiks Group, Londa Professional,
Maria Galland, TELE2, Alfa Bank, Rosbank, Capital Group.

But not only his advertising works brought him his fame and popularity. In his portfolio you can find celebrity photo shoots and various campaigns for fashion designers like
Vittorio Vigianni, Shumilo & Elagina, Marina De Golle, Natalya Vinogradova, Ludmila Mesentseva, Ekaterina Likhacheva and for design studios like
Achtung!design, DirectDesign, Defa, Depo.
Alexander also successfully works for wide-known magazines like Coiffure De Paris, 100% Design, Hair's How, Dolores creating for them some high level art-photography.
Alexander Korobov is the official representative of the Leaf Imaging Ltd. brand for the CIS market.
From 2006 till 2010 was member The Guild of Advertising Photographers in Russia.
Active Member of International Federation of Artists
Finally his vision is recognized with many international awards.
Freelance photographer since 2004.

AWARDS
2011 6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards, England 
Nominated work and published in the "The PHOTO Paper" 
2009 FEP European Professional Photographer of the Year Awards, Brussels 
Gold Award, Silver Award, Bronze Award in Commercial Category

Silver Award, Bronze Award in Pictorial Category
Bronze Award in Social Category 
2007 11th Moscow International Festival Professional Photography "MASTER 2007", Moscow 
Best commercial photography of the year in still-life category

EXHIBITION
2012 KAPA - 10-th International Advertising Photography Exhibition, Seol Korea 
2011 KAPA - 9-th International Advertising Photography Exhibition, Seol Korea
2011 Black&White Spider - The International Award Honoring Black & White Photography, CA USA, London UK
2007-2010 MASTER - International Festival Professional Photography, Moscow Russia

EDUCATION
School of Visual Arts, Moscow
Master of Fine Art, Artist and Photography
Moscow State Open Unuversity, Moscow
Bussines and Management, Master Degree In Economics
Leaf Training Center, New York
Intensive Training Course in Leaf Aptus and Leaf Capture V11 software

THE TOOLS
Digital and film:
Specialty in professional medium and large format digital and film capture using Leaf Aptus 65, Hasselblad H3D-50, Kodak and FUJI and ILFORD films
Lighting:
Broncolor Strobe System
Camera:
Contax 645, Hasselblad 500CM, Sinar P2, Toyo Field, Canon 5d Mark2
International Travel and Work Experience:
World traveler of 10 countries including China, Egypt, Malta, Indonesia, Singapore, Macau, Hong Kong.

LECTURES & TEACHING
SBF Moscow (Sinar, Broncolor, Leaf, Foba), Photo Expo Moscow (April 2008)
Seminar: Digital Medium Format Photography, Lighting & Portrait
SBF Moscow (Sinar, Broncolor, Leaf, Foba), Photo Expo Saint-Petersburg (October 2008)
Seminar: Digital Medium Format Photography and Lighting, Lighting & Portrait
Live Shoot: Portrait with Broncolor and LEAF APTUS
SBF Moscow (Sinar, Broncolor, Leaf, Foba), Photo Expo Moscow (April 2009)
Live Shoot: Portrait with Broncolor and LEAF APTUS
HASSELBLAD, Photo Expo Saint-Petersburg (October 2009)
Live Shoot: Portrait with Broncolor and HASSELBLAD H3DII-50
Seminar: Advertising Photo in Russia
PHOTOACADEMY, photoacademy.ru Moscow (September 2010)
Workshop: Studio lighting under the open air. Broncolor. Phase One

CLIENT LIST
BBDO, MCCANN ERICKSON, ZEBRA GROUP, PARTIZAN, MAYBELLINE, SCHWARZKOPF, MARIA GALLAND, LONDA PROFESSIONAL, AEROFLOT, ПИК, ZEBRA TELECOM, ROSATOM, MICHELIN, AVON, KNAUF, HASSELBLAD, MAMIYA, SWIM & GYM, HENKEL, L’OREAL, KNIGHT FRANK, ZEWA, BEELINE, MEGAFON, CORBINA TELECOM, ALFA BANK, ROSBANK, TELE2, MILD SEVEN, TNK-BRITISH PETROLIUM, TAT OIL, RAMBLER MEDIA, VITTORIO VIGIANNI, LUDMILA MEZENCEVA, NATALIJA VINOGRADOVA, MARINA de GOLLE, TEOREMA, SHUMILO & ELAGINA, CAPITAL TOUR, SUBARU, MOTOGARAGE, AUDI, LANDROVER, UAZ, Coiffure de Paris, HAIR’S, XXL, DOLORES, 100% Design