My pictures are not projects. Just moments of life. And they make a sense of their own.
– Emil Gataullin
Emil Gataullin, born in 1972, is a Russian photographer, based in Korolyov, Moscow Region, Russia. In 1999 he graduated from Moscow Surikov Institute of Art, majoring in monumental painting. He studied photography with one of the leading Russian photography ideologists and authors, Alexander Lapin, from 2003 to 2004.
Since the late 90s, Emil has worked on many projects that were published in GEO, LFI, Black+White Photography, Schwarzweiss, Russian Reporter and many other magazines and online media. His photography was shown in solo exhibitions in Germany, France, Italy and Russia. He won many awards including Monovisions Photography Awards 2017, PhotoVisa 2015, The Alfred Fried Photography Award 2014. And his book “Towards the Horizon” was published by Edition Lammerhuber in 2016.