Maxim Babenko was born on October 17, 1988 in the North Caucasus (USSR) has covered current events and in-depth stories in Russia, Ukraine, the North Caucasus, including the Euromaidan in Kiev, Crimea crisis, war in Eastern Ukraine, earthquake in Nepal and many others. In 2015 he was named to the shortlist of Magnum Photo's "30 under 30" list of emerging documentary photographers. In 2017 he was selected for The New York Times portfolio review.

Education:
2013 – SPEOS (Paris Photography Institute), France
2013 – Magnum Photos workshop with David Alan Harvey, Mexico
2013 – Broncolor workshop in Alshville, Switzerland
2014 – Workshop with Joshua Holko, Namibia
2014 – Eli Reed workshop (Magnum Photos), France
2014 – Jerome Sessini masterclass (Magnum Photos), France
2014 – Portfolio review (Magnum Photos), France
2016
– Transmission pour I'Image (Perpignan), France

Available for local or international assignments. Reach me to discuss the possibilities.