About me

Sergey Pesterev was born in Moscow region of Russia, the place where he grew up and still lives. He took his first steps in the dark room in the 1990s, and from the start he focused his attention on landscape photography. He graduated in IT Engineering from the National Research University of Electronic Technology in 2004. However, he considers photography to be his vocation. He loves to travel and tries to convey through photography the atmosphere of the places where he manages to visit. He is a member of the Russian Union of Art Photographers and was awarded the "Excellence FIAP" distinction in 2017. He became the winner of "Wiki loves Earth 2017" and a finalist of the Hasselblad Masters 2018.

 

Awards:

Travel Photographer of the Year 2015, finalist

Travel Photographer of the Year 2016, Special Mention in  nomination "Land, Sea, Sky"

Sony Wolrd Photography Awards 2017, commended photographer 

Prix de la Photographie Paris 2017 (Px3) - 1st place in "Nature/Sunsets"

Prix de la Photographie Paris 2017 (Px3) - 2nd place in "Press/Travel/Tourism"

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - 2nd place in "Landscape"

Critical Mass 2017, finalist

Hasselblad Masters 2018, finalist

The Epson International Pano Awards 2017, top 50 in "Nature"

Travel Photographer of the Year 2017, finalist

Wiki Loves Earth 2017, winner

Prix de la Photographie Paris 2018 (Px3) - 1st place in "Nature/Landscape"

Travel Photographer of the Year 2019, finalist

Travel Photographer of the Year 2020, commended in nomination “Landscapes & Earth elements”