Awards

Highlights of awards and accolades received to date.

Being recognised by professional photographers and peers in my industry is a huge honour and I hope that it also reassures you of the quality of my work.

2017

Honorable Mention in the category “Fine Art / Landscape” at the International Photography Awards

Silver medal in the category “People / Lifestyle” at the Tokyo International Photo Awards

2018

Honorable Mention in the category “People / Lifestyle” at the International Photography Awards

Two Honorable Mentions in the categories “Portrait” and “People” at the Chromatic Photography Awards

Top 25 winning entries at the Malta International Photo Award in the category “Storytelling”

Two Honorable Mentions in the categories “Abstract” and “Architecture”, also two Honorable Mentions in the category “Street” at the Monochrome Photography Awards

2019

Two bronze medals in the categories “Action” and “Portrait” at One Eyeland photo competition

Honorable Mention in the category “Portrait” at the International Photography Awards Oneshot / Street Photo Contest

Honorable Mention in the category “Night Photography” at the Minimalist Photography Awards

Three Honorable Mentions in the categories “People-Lifestyle”, “Fine Art-Abstract” and “People-Street Photography” at the International Photography Awards

Silver Medal in the category “Architecture” and Three Honorable Mentions in the categories “Nature”, “Visual Arts”, “Photojournalism” at the International Chromatic Awards

Honorable Mention in category “Fine Art-Abstract” at the Tokyo International Photo Awards

Two Honorable Mentions in the categories “People / Life Style” and “Architecture / Buildings” at the Budapest International Photo Awards

Two Honorable Mentions in the category “Street” and two in the category “Fine art” at the Monochrome Photography Awards

Two Honorable Mentions in the categories “Fine Art” and “Street” at the Annual Photography Awards

2020

First place in the photo competition “Space and time”

Three Honorable Mentions in the categories “Portrait”, “Landscapes” and “Street” at MonoVisions Photography Awards 2020 

Honorable Mention in the category “Travel Photography” at Vienna International Photo Awards 2020

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My roots are from Bulgaria where I graduated with a degree in Philosophy and Radio Journalism from Sofia University. Initially I worked at different radio stations – in the beginning as a reporter on the field, later I built up a career as a radio presenter. Subsequently moved to Belgium where I founded my own company and currently I am a freelancer.

Last 10 years I have been keeping myself busy with photography. I am so much initiated into it, because photography has opened a whole new world to me. Over the years I have been learning how to make photography by self training and lots of practice. No doubt this is gonna be a never ending process where I am putting my efforts and time with great pleasure.

Travelling all over the world is a passion and a way to feed my insatiable curiosity and frenetic search for knowledge. I travel in pursuit of adventure, experiencing moments or just chasing the light and working with it. I find it very emotional and challenging to observe the world surrounding me and “freeze” it in a frame. In my work I seek a strictly personal narrative. I am trying to understand the inner world of the people I meet, but also the impressive content of the external reality and all deep philosophical questions that I am intensively pursuing. In recognition of my work I have won numerous awards at international level.

When I am not behind the camera, you can find me having a good time with my wife and two children.