/ 2022 / Nature / Underwater

A HUGE luck

  • Prize
    Silver in Nature/Underwater
  • Photographer
    Alexej Sachov
  • Website

First whale shark in the life of divemaster - very emotional moment.

Alexej was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Inspired by his mother’s photographs, Alexej started photographing in his childhood. He obtained a diploma in rocket engineering & information technologies. Alexej works for SIXT, one of the world’s biggest and most successful technology-driven mobility companies.
Alexej’s underwater photos are successful in Abstract, Conceptual, Environmental, FineArt, Landscape/Seascape and Nature/Wildlife categories of various professional international photography competitions.
As part of collective exhibitions, the photos have been presented in the US, UK, DE and UA.

Awards • 2022, 2nd place in Nature & Wildlife of Monovisions Photography awards - “Cosmic corrals”
• 2022, 2nd place in Abstract and 3rd place in Conceptual categories of Florida Museum of Photographic Arts competition - “The Edge”, “New Rules Underwater”
• 2022, Commended by Siena Creative Photography Awards in category “series”, “The Edge of the wave”
• 2022/21, Gold and Silver in FineArt of MUSE Photography Awards, series “The Edge of the wave” and “Mood changes of the sea”
• 2021, The overall winner of Vienna Photography Awards
• 2021, Landscape Photographer of the Year by Annual Photography Awards, series “Mood changes of the sea”
• 2021, Gold and silver by Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3), series “Mood changes of the sea” and “Inside the Wave”
• 2021, Gold in Nature/Panoram by Tokyo Photography Awards, series “Mood changes of the sea”
• 2021, 2nd place in Editorial/Environmental by Neutral Density Awards, series “New Cosmos Underwater”
• 2021, Merit award by B&W competition of All About Photo magazine, series “Inside the Wave”
• 2021, Commended by Travel Photographer of the Year, series “The Edge of the wave”
• 2021, Silver by World Nature Photography Awards, series “The Human cares”
• 2020, 1st place in Photography by “Sustainability Stories” of United nations university, series “The Human cares”
• 2020, Gold in Underwater by Budapest Photography Awards, photo “Watching You”
• 2020, Highly commended by Travel Photographer of the Year, series “Aliens underwater”

Collective exhibits:
• 2022, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, collective exhibition of international photography competition, artworks “The Edge”, “New Rules Underwater”, Tampa, USA
• 2022, ClampArt Gallery, PrintSwap collective exhibition, artworks “Strom”, “Forefinger”, NYC, USA
• 2022, Praxis Photo Center, “The Abstract Image”, artwork “Break”, Minneapolis, USA
• 2021, Analog Photography Association, “Monochrome: Angst, Ambiance, Abstraction”