He works with soviet film cameras and also enjoys working with traditional printing techniques, silkscreen and gelatin silver process. “I wish to create images that are sincere, vivid and powerful.” Based on these three elements, Karpov photographs all kind of subjects, street, documentary, or simply some moments which are special to him. His passion can be traced back to when he received his first camera when he was just fourteen years old. The camera in question, a Kiev 19, provoked a curiosity and enthusiam that has not faded to this day. His, photography isn’t only a medium for creating pictures, but also a method to communicate with people and the world. His work has been shown in a number of galleries.
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