Marmur Maxim

Maxim Marmur
Maxim Marmur was born in 1968 in Tashkent, Usbekistan. He started his career in 1987 as a news photographer at local newspapers in Omsk, Russia. In the 1990s, he worked as a photojournalist at Moskovskiye Novosti (The Moscow News), one of the most popular Russian weeklies. From 1998 to 2003 he was a news photographer at Associated Press (AP), US-based news agency; from 2003 to 2008—at Agence France-Presse (AFP). Since 2008—freelance photographer. In 1996 and 2000, Marmur was the finalist of the Pulitzer Prize as a staff member of the AP’s Moscow bureau. In 2001, he won the Award of Excellence at Pictures of the Year International Competition, USA, in 2006—second prize at the Best of Photojournalism Contest, USA, and for The Coal People Marmur was named the Photographer of the Year at the Moscow International Foto Awards 2018. Marmur is Nikon ambassador in Russia.

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