Maxim Dondyuk

 

 

Maxim Dondyuk is a documentary photographer.

He was born in on July 15, 1983 in Slavuta, USSR.

His childhood was in the small town of Nova Kakhovka.

Currently based in Kiev, Ukraine.

FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER

PHONE +380508152248

SKYPE maxim.dondyuk

EMAIL dondyuk@gmail.com

BLOG blog.maximdondyuk.com

FACEBOOK dondyuk

EDUCATION/TRAINING:

2011 – Magnum Photos in Leica Akademie. Mark Power, Chien-Chi Chang, Christopher Anderson, Jonas Bendiksen,

Alec Soth, Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Thomas Dworzak (Moscow, Russia)

2011 – NOOR-Nikon Masterclass of Documentary Photography. Stanley Greene, Philip Blenkinsop, Pep Bonet (Bucharest, Romania)

2010 – Jason Eskenazi master-class “Killing the Buddha” (Kiev, Ukraine)

2009 – Donald Weber master-class “Photojournalism” (Kiev, Ukraine)

2009 – Sergey Maksimishin master-class “The way to success. Photostories. Work with news agencies” (Kiev, Ukraine)

2008 – Aleksandr Lapin master-class “Photography as …” (Kiev, Ukraine)

PUBLICATIONS/CO-OPERATION:

NGOs – World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe), Foundation for “Development of Ukraine” (Ukraine),

Kherson charitable foundations “Mongoose” (Ukraine).

Magazines – Russian Reporter, Vokrug Sveta, OGONEK, Foto&Video, Bolshoj Gorod, Artchronika (Russia), L’INSENSÉ PHOTO, EUROPA (France), Frankfurter Rundschau (Germany), Zurnalas FOTO (Lithuania), Tyzhden, Focus, KyivWeekly, Korrespondent, VDOH (Ukraine), No Borders Magazine (iPad).

Newspapers – The Independent (UK), Wall Street Journal (the USA), De Volkskrant (Netherlands), Berliner Zeitung (Germany), Helsingin Sanomat (Finland), Kommersant, Izvestiya, Nevskoye Vremya (Russia), Comments, DAY (Ukraine).

Internet Media – CNN Photos, La Lettre de la Photographie, Russian Reporter Online, Life Force Magazine, PhotoPhilanthropy, Liberty.SU, PHOTOGRAPHIE.COM, LENTA.RU, TeleKritika.

AWARDS/GRANTS:

2013 – Honorable mention of the otoVisura Grant (International)

2013 – Grand Prix of the “Best photo of the year” at the contest “Photographer of the Year” (Ukraine)

2013 – 2nd prize Documentary Photostory of the Year (Ukraine)

2013 – Shortlist in the Portraiture category of Sony World Photography Awards (London, UK)

2012 – Forward Thinking Museum, finalist of 4th quarter (New York, USA)

2012 – Finalist of the Photostory 2012: Small Stories contest (International)

2012 – Finalist of the “The Circle of Life” contest , International Photofestival “Vilnius Photo Circle” (Vilnius, Lithuania)

2012 – Honorable Mention of the 2012 International Photography Awards annual competition (IPA) (International)

2012 – Finalist for a grant of the 4th edition of the AnthropoGraphia Human Rights Through Visual Storytelling (International)

2012 – Finalist for a grant of The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film (International)

2012 – Forward Thinking Museum, finalist of 2nd quarter (New York, USA)

2012 – Grand Prix of the “Photostory of the Year” at the contest “The Best Photographer” (Moscow, Russia)

2012 – Grand Prix “Best Global Health Story” of the BD’s Hope for a Healthy World Photo Competition (International)

2012 – Finalist of the Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism (Hanover, Germany)

2012 – 2nd Prize Picture Story of the Year of the Photographers Giving Back Contest (Stockholm , Sweden)

2012 – Finalist of the Photo Evidence Book Award 2012 (International)

2012 – Award of Excellence (Issue Reporting Multimedia Story) Picture of the Year Int’l (POYi) (New York, USA)

2011 – Finalist of the Pikto International Competition (Toronto, Canada)

2011 – Grand Prix of the contest “The Circle of Life”, International Photofestival “Vilnius Photo Circle” (Vilnius, Lithuania)

2011 – Grand Prix of the contest “Photo Film”, Chernihiv Photo Fest (Kiev, Ukraine)

2011 – Honorable mention of the Yonhap International Press Photo Awards (Seoul, Korea)

2010 – 2nd, 3rd and 3rd Prize Picture Story of the Photojournalism Development Foundation Award in the story category “People and Events”,

“News” and “Sports Events” (Moscow, Russia)

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