My name is Yurii. I am Ukrainian, and I am proud. I used to be shy to say that I am Ukrainian, but not anymore. Now I am honoured to be a part of this vast, brave community fighting for freedom, a society that does not want to be enslaved.

When war broke out in Ukraine on the 24th of February, life changed for everyone. The darkness of war gripped those fleeing from the blasts, and among those fleeing the Russian army, were the 76000 plus international students studying at Ukrainian universities.

A picture paints a thousand words. I love this photo of these young boys in Bukavu, DRC. This boy seems so serious, but his friend looking over his shoulder has such a cheeky look on his face! What story does this image say to you? View on Instagram

This is Janet, the 83 year old Matriarch of the family we stayed with in the small village of Qaracop in Georgia. Despite her age and her failing eyesight there is very little that goes on in her home or the village around her that she doesn't know about. Every aspect of her families rug... Continue Reading →

I don't think it's possible to trek in the Himalayas of Nepal without getting at least one photo of these beautiful prayer flags! The early morning sun had just peaked over the mountains and made the scene even more beautiful!⁠ ⁠ Nepal, I hope I can come back again soon!⁠ ⁠ Thanks to @johndavidsonco for... Continue Reading →

It's a privilege to get to work with ReWoven, and photograph this process, and capture a part of this old and picturesque culture and tradition.⁠

I lived that I can play a small part through my photography in helping with projects liked this! From Focus Congo ( - Hello friends, the container full of hope is almost ready to be shipped to Congo. In order to proceed with the shipping We still need half of the fund so we are... Continue Reading →

I miss the beauty of Nepal. So many amazing memories of beautiful places and wonderful people. Can't wait for the next adventure @johndavidsonco

This is my family! Have a read.... We have been living in Europe for the last 8 yrs, doing volunteer work, my wife Juanita has just finished her Master's Degree in Refugee Protection, and I have been building my photography work. We had many plans for this year, but like most of you COVID had... Continue Reading →

At the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu, this lady has her place. If you have visited this Stupa in Nepal, you most likely have seen her sitting outside the entrance.⁠ I was on assignment with @johndavidsonco for @uncommonway. Before we headed to the mountains to begin trekking, we spent time exploring some of these remarkable, historical... Continue Reading →

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