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Gold 2022 Nature / Underwater

Into The Unknown

  • Photographer
    Sachov Alexej
  • Prize
    Gold in Nature / Underwater

Into the Unknown of the Egyptian underwater caves located in an ancient port

Alexej was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. He obtained a diploma in rocket engineering and got photography education in the Kyiv School of Photography. In his artworks Alexej is trying to bring underwater photography to the new level - he investigates the water surface from the deep, uses allegories to show the underwater world like and the world above water or even like a cosmos. Alexej's education and philosophy of life define his style of photography: the photographs depict the beauty of the underwater world and the horrors of man-made ocean pollution.