#photography

Indigenous Peoples of Russian Empire as Seen by American Traveller

The ethnic minorities of the 19th-century Russia pictured by George Kennan, a traveller and photographer from Ohio

With Paint and Brush

Unknown shots of the Great Patriotic War through the prism of Soviet retouch

Guess a Country by the Picture

Photographers from Russia, US, France and Canada unite in a bold attempt to reflect the image of contemporary Russia

‘Finally, the Ice Has Broken!’

Residents of Russia’s Far North greeting summer: Instagram selection

Russian Designer Launches Online Photo Colourisation Service

Art. Lebedev Studio has launched the “Kolor” web instrument which uses a neural network to colourise black and white photos

First Days of Summer Bring Snow to Moscow

Instagram users were completely misled as wet snow covered Moscow on the second day of summer

61-Year-Old Model Stars in Russian Lingerie Campaign

The Oldushka model agency has become the first in Russia to shoot a lingerie advertising campaign with an older model

Travel to Russia from Home

The best photographs of Russia in one travel photo competition

Moscow's Bolshoi Ballerinas Star in LK Bennett Subway Ad

The British brand LK Bennett has invited Russian ballet dancers of the Bolshoi Theatre to take part in its image campaign

Russian North in Summer

Best pictures of lakes, cliffs, waterfalls and vast spaces of the snow-free Northern Russia

Making of Largest Photo Archive Showcasing Russian History

Over 70,000 scanned photographs, taken between 1860 and 1999, are collected in an immense online archive

What Do 16,000 Photos Say About Moscow

The most ‘masculine’ statue, places ‘most photographed after sunset’ and other results from an urban anthropology study of 16,000 images uploaded to Vkontakte social network

Communal Palaces of St. Petersburg

What is hidden behind the walls of St. Petersburg communal apartments built and furnished in the tsarist-time Russia

The Height of Selfie-Indulgence

A girl from Moscow has achieved world fame through her selfies taken at astonishing heights

The Beauty of the Far East: Russia’s Most Photogenic Peninsula

Wildlife photographer Vladimir Medvedev recently returned from Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula and is in a hurry to share his footage

The Four Masts

The beauty and pride of the Russian fleet, the Sedov barque, celebrates its 96th birthday

Extreme Urban Sports: Climbing to the Top of Moscow’s Tallest Buildings

Moscow's “old school” roofers who have been conquering the skyscrapers of the Russian capital for over a decade talk about the past, present and future of roof exploration

Chasing the Winter Sun

Blogger Vasily Nikitinsky went to the Kostroma region to capture one of Russia's most beautiful roads before the charm of winter vanished into thin air

Nenets, Astronauts and Pavlensky: Russia’s Best Photographs Go on Display

The art project “The Best of Russia” has chosen what it considers the most impressive photographs of 2016

Un-bear-ably Cute

The best animal photos from ‘Primordial Russia’ photo exhibition

Russia's Krasnoyarsk as Seen from Its Rooftops

Two roofers climbed the tallest buildings and bridges of Krasnoyarsk to capture a bird's eye view of the ‘City of a Thousand Fountains’

An Indescribable Beauty

The best photographs from the ‘Primeval Russia’ photo exhibition