Photographer, founder and co-owner of the Gaidai Studio company and the Camera gallery. Author of three photobooks: Ukrainians. The Beginning of the Third Millennium, 9 Months + 3 Days, and RAZOM.UA. In 1985 he graduated from the Karpenko-Karyi Kyiv Theater Institute (specializing in cinematography). His graduation work Dragon, created in cooperation with the Greek director Antonis Papadopoulos, received an award at the Molodist Filmfest and was subsequently shown at various international film festivals. He was a part of the group that founded the Photoartists Union of Ukraine.