1983 Photo Contest, Nature, 1st prize

Alexander V. Lyskin

RIA Novosti

01 January, 1982

Reindeer in Chukotka, northern Russia. Alexander Lyskin later related how he got the idea for this graphic picture of reindeer while photographing Vologda lace during another assignment. When he came to Chukotka, he knew exactly how he wanted to shoot the reindeer: silhouetted against the light with black and white film. And he succeed, finding the right circumstances.

About the photographer

Alexander V. Lyskin

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