Igor Chekachkov is a talented photographer based in Kharkov, Ukraine. He shoots a lot of street, portrait and documentary photography. He launched into field of documentary photography as aphoto reporter and photo editor for Mediaport News Agency. The scope of events covered during this period of work features a wide range of cultural, mass and sports events. During this period a wide range of cultural, mass and sports events were covered. The path through photographic fields, weaving through years of work and searching, led the author to the enigmatic domain of art photography which he still successfully explores these days. Individual art photography projects and elaboration of challenging visual ideas remain the subject of author’s unfailing interest and estimation.
Since year 2010 and till present author has been engaged in photography teaching. First in 10×15 school, and since year 2012 in “Digital Photographic Art” school. The list of authors photography courses includes tailor made composition and nude photography workshops.
Since year 2010 the field of author’s professional interests was enriched with editorial photography. One can find author’s portrait works in“Focus”, “Status” and “Ukrainian Week” magazines, as well as a number of periodical news editions base in Ukraine. The way to collaboration with “Forbes” (Ukraine) was open in February 2011.
Since May 2013 author has been successfully working on projects with “National Geographic” (Ukraine) magazine.
Since year 2013 author is a member of UAPF (Ukrainian Association of Professional Photographers) and UPA (Ukrainian Photographic Alternative) group.