After taking up photography in the year 2000, Alexander Petrosyan realized that, in order to truly understand the world around him, he must first try to capture it through the camera lens, something at which he has continuously succeeded. Petrosyan finds true joy in exploring and portraying his subjects in innovative ways, photographing not only the beautiful but also the grotesque aspects of life.
Working for My District magazine from 2003 to 2008, Petrosyan became a true professional, able to accurately present the three-dimensional with only two dimensions, and to illuminate the infinite levels of his environment in a single photograph.
At present, Petrosyan is a staff photographer for “Kommersant” (http://www.kommersant.ru/), where he continues to push the limits of his surroundings, proving that there is something extraordinary about even the most, seemingly, ordinary aspects of life.
Petrosyan takes not just pictures, but pictures, stories in which real life boils. They aptly displayed expressive street scene, on which you can and smile, and wept.
Alexander Petrosyan lives in St. Petersburg. Thoroughly engaged Photographing in 2000 and managed to win a number of prizes and awards. It was published in many magazines, including «Newsweek», «National Geographic» , «GEO», « Russian reporter». Since 2008 he has worked in publishing “Kommersant” house.
Aleksandr Petrosyan – one of the best contemporary photographers in the reportage and street photography. In his works hlёstkih captures the very essence of what is happening, often escapes the attention of most people.