Artem Shestakov is an Ukrainian photographer and artist, best known worldwide for his nature and landscape images. He is an acclaimed landscape photographer named as one of the most influential photographers in 2020, who now resides in the United States.
As a landscape photographer, Artem goes behind the lens in the pursuit of capturing scenes that elicit true to life emotions. What unifies great photographers is that regardless of their choice of subject, they always capture within a frame something that draws out genuine reactions from the audience. In the current landscape and travel photography scene, 28 year old influential artist Artem Shestakov is definitely achieving these results.
Artem Shestakov is recognized by the world's most prestigious photography organizations. Such as: The Royal Photographic Society (RPS), The Federation of European Photographers (FEP), Professional Photographers of America (PPA), The Institute of Australian Photography (AIPP), National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), Photographic Society of America (PSA), The Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), American Photographic Artists (APA).
After traveling to Brazil in 2013 and spend 5 years there, Artem discovered his true love – nature and landscape photography; a defining moment in his photography career. For the next couple years, Artem traveled between the different states of Brazil, honing his craft in the world of fine art photography. Because artists endeavour to portray the different facets of life, a person who personally leads an exciting and meaningful life produces works that are especially powerful. This is one of the factors that contribute to the impact of Shestakov’s photos.
His world travels have developed within him a deep understanding of and passion for landscapes and the wilderness. By utilising this, he is able to capture the majesty of his favourite subjects: mountains, deserts, and scenes of pure, natural beauty. He also masterfully preserves the awe that these subjects inspire. Artem Shestakov lives a life of art, purpose and adventure.