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Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov

Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov

Blue vase with flowers. Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov

Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov
In addition to photography, Vasily Cheshenov is a Russian journalist, artist, sculptor and writer. Meanwhile, he has become known worldwide for his blurring photography of flowers, which look like oil paintings. According to Vasily Cheshenov, the inspiration comes to him from God. Besides, in every period of his life he had a favorite photographer, who influenced his artistic activity. In particular, Jan Saudek, Arnold Newman, Josef Sudek, Helmut Newton and Leni Riefenstahl. Vasily Cheshenov calls himself not a photographer, but a photo artist. The difference is that a photographer just takes pictures, but a photo artist creates what is possible to create from photography. He has searched his own place in the world of art photography for a long time, and during the process he got many beautiful moments in life.

Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov

Captured in ice. Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov

Born in the town of Jambul, Kazakhstan, Vasily Cheshenov is a professional photo artist. According to Cheshenov, once he had learned to write, he immediately began writing some stories and illustrate them. Eventually, the hobby grew into a profession where the word and photos have always been close. And all the printed materials complement the photographic works. He graduated from Peoples’ Friendship University in Moscow, the international journalism at History Faculty. Vasily Cheshenov Left Russia for permanent residence in Germany, where he lives now, with his wife and their two children. His art works – exhibited in prestigious galleries, and also decorate private collections in many countries.

Still life photography by Vasily Cheshenov

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