Biography. Yulia Nevskaya, documentary photographer and photojournalist

Yulia Nevskaya (b.1986) is a documentary photographer, storyteller, and photojournalist based in Moscow. She is a member of the All-Russian Union of journalists and of the All-Russian Geographic Society since January 2019.

 Despite the fact that Yulia was born in Crimea and spent most of her life in Moscow, many of her long-term projects are connected with the Northern territories of Russia. In her projects, she explores the theme of life in remote areas, belief systems, and the preservation of cultural heritage. She also works on projects on social issues related to the formation of associations of people. Yulia uses the skills of a photographer, videographer, and journalist to work on a topic.

For the past year, Yulia has been working on a project that explores the social response to garbage problems in Russia and the facts of illegal actions of the government. Also, she works on assignments on acute socials topics.


Russian Reporter, Kommersant Ogoniok, National Geographic (Rus), Takie Dela, Meduza,, Vecherniya Moskva, Regnum, The World, Decoder (Gr), The Eye of Photography (Fr), Liberation (Fr), Reporterre (Fr), L’Echo (Belg), Mediamart (Fr).

Selected works:


“Best of Russian Photos”, Moscow 2010

“The patchwork”, Gogolevskiy boulevard gallery, Moscow 2018

“Absence”, space Millepiani, Rome 2018

“Without barriers”, Moscow 2018 

“Young photographers of Russia 2020”, short list

Nat Geo contest “Russia you have never seen” 2021, finalist

“Young photographers of Russia 2021”, special mention of jury

Scholarship of Russian union of photo artists, 2021

AAP Magazine contest, TRAVEL#20, 1st place winner

Participation as a speaker and teaching activity

Invited lecturer of the Russian Geographical Society,

Invited lecturer of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Journalism

Youth Forum in Khanty-Mansiysk 2020, lecturer of the block " Journalism”

Author of the course " Algorithms for creating documentary photo stories”