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Alexandra Bochkareva is an internationally published and award-winning photo artist  who specializes in fine art photography and conceptual female portraiture.

Originally from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, self-taught photographer.

UzSWLU, Bachelor's degree

Alexandra is the Author of Redheads' Stories (photography project dedicated to Redheads) & Northern Forest Tales (photography project dedicated to connection between people & animals, actually, rescued ones).

#redheadsstories #northernforesttales

Her portraits have been featured by numerous international publications including Practical Photography Magazine, Huffington Post, Bored Panda, My Modern Met and others.

Alexandra's photographs draw a parallel between the natural surroundings and the figures' natural beauty, simultaneously creating an enchanting scene straight from a storybook.

Exhibitions & Contests

• AdMe Photo Awards, Winner, 2014

• AdMe Photo Exhibition, Kazan, Russia, 2015

HIPA, Finalist, 2015

HIPA, Photo Exhibition, 2015, Dubai, the UAE

• Best of Russia 2016 , 1st place Winner

• Best of Russia Photo Exhibition, Moscow, 2016

• What Lies Beneath’ Exhibition as part of Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada by 500px, May, 2019. Check the video

• International Photography Awards, 2018 Honorable Mention

Pursue Pictures,  Autumn Contest, 1st place Winner, 2018

• Trierenberg Super Circuit, 2019, Finalist

• Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize 2023, INPRNT Photography Award Finalist

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Professional Experience

2012 - 2013 - Panorama Media, Tashkent Uzbekistan

2012 - until now - Alexandra Bochkareva Photography, Photographer, Art Director

2016 - until now - Trevillion Images, Photographer (signed contract with Trevillion Images, UK)

2018 - Prophotos Photography Competition, Jury, Portrait Category

2018 - 2019 - Brand Ambassador at 500PX
2020 - Qaz Photo Awards, Jury, Portrait Category

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Previous Speaking Engagements, Events

• Getting to Know Imagemaker with Alexandra Bochkareva, Speaker, the Hague, the Netherlands, 2018

• Speaker, Workshop at Photoforum, Sochi, Russia, 2018 /Спикер, Фотофорум Фотолюди, Сочи, 2018,

• Speaker, Photo - Video Fest, Moscow, Russia, 2018 / Спикер от бренда Зенит, Фотофестиваль Photo - Video Fest, Москва, 2018

• Speaker, Photo - Video Fest, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2018 / Спикер от бренда Зенит, Фотофестиваль Photo - Video Fest, Санкт Петербург, 2018

• Moscow Photoforum - 2019 / Фотофорум-2019, Москва, Спикер. Читать обзор

• Speaker, Photo - Video Fest, Moscow, Russia, 2019 / Спикер от бренда Зенит, Фотофестиваль Photo - Video Fest, Москва, 2019

• Presentation of  Zenitar f 0.95 50mm, Moscow, Russia, 2019 / Презентация объектива Зенитар f0.95 50мм, Москва, 2019, Спикер

• Speaker, Photo - Video Fest, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2019 / Спикер от бренда Зенит, Фотофестиваль Photo - Video Fest, Санкт Петербург, 2019

• Speaker, Photo - Video Fest, Kazan, Russia, 2019 / Спикер от бренда Зенит, Фотофестиваль Photo - Video Fest, Казань, 2019

• Speaker, Photo - Video Fest, Vladivostok, Russia, 2019 / Спикер от бренда Зенит, Фотофестиваль Photo - Video Fest, Владивосток, 2019

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Behind the scenes of Speaking Engagements & Events

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Featured in

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Huffington Post

Practical Photography Magazine

Digital SLR Magazine

Photo Magazine 攝影雜誌 (Hong Kong)

Tabi Labo Magazine (Japan)

Motto Portrait Photography Magazine

My Modern Met (Feature #1)

My Modern Met (Feature #2)

Bored Panda


Daily Dozen (06/10/16), National Geographic | Your Shot

Ginger Parrot (Feature #1)

Ginger Parrot (Feature #2)

Atlas Magazine

Bright Side Me
Dzen(Feature #1)
Dzen (Feature #2)
Dzen (Feature #3)

Design You Trust(Feature #1)

Design You Trust (Feature #2)

Beautiful Life Info

MC1R Magazine

Abstract Magazine
Free York
Plaid Zebra
Pulse Mail
The Artbo

Pressa TV



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I have been teaching and speaking in different cities and countries since 2014.

If you are interested in organizing a workshop or 

have any questions about the upcoming workshops and events,

please feel free to contact me alexandra.bochkareva@icloud.com

Previous Workshops and Events

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• "Creative Portraits", Tashkent, Uzbekistan , 2014

• "Portraits, photoshooting with natural accessories", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2015

• "Artistic Portaits with Animals", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2016

• "Forest Tales. Portraits", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017

• "Artistic Storytelling", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017

• "Artistic Portraits", Sochi, Russia, 2018

• "Portraits. Art photoshooting with manual lenses", Moscow, Russia, 2018

• "Artistic Vision. Portraits", The Hague, the Netherlands, 2018

• "How to organize a conceptual/artistic photoshoot?", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2018

• "Fine Art Portraiture", Moscow, Russia, 2018

• "Portraits. Commercial side of Fine Art photography", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2019

• "Portraits and Artistic Photoshooting with Animals", Helsinki, Finland, 2019

• "Northern Forest Tales. Artistic Photoshooting with Animals", Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2019

• "Fine Art Photography. Portraits", Kazan, Russia, 2019

• "Fine Art Portraits. Special techniques of posing with an animal",  Moscow, Russia, 2019

• "Portraits. How to work with a model. Special techniques", Vladivostok, Russia, 2019

Behind the scenes of Workshops

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