The Expert Commission of the VIII Photo Contest "The Most Beautiful Country".

Konstantin Leifer

Chairman of the Jury of "The Most Beautiful Country" photo contest. Associate Professor at the Faculty of Communications, Media and Design, National Research University Higher School of Economics. Previously, he was a photo editor for France-Press and Reuters, as well as the first photo editor for the Russian versions of GEO and Vogue magazines.

Olga Grinkina

Deputy General Director of the photo agency "Russkiy Vzglyad".

Alexander Tyagny-Ryadno

Photographer, honorary member of the Union of Photographers of Russia, member of the Union of Journalists of Russia and the International Association of Art of UNESCO. More than 60 solo exhibitions around the world.

Irina Kochergina

Underwater photographer, publisher of the magazine about the underwater world "Neptune 21st Century"

Sergey Poletaev

Aerial and architectural photographer. Winner of international photo awards and competitions: Sienna Awards-2020, 35 awards ("Air photographer-2019"), Agora Awards and others.

https://www.instagram.com/poletaev.photo/

Igor Severgin

Editor-in-Chief of the Hidden Siberia magazine. Member of the Union of Journalists of Russia. Laureate of the Award of the Union of Journalists of Russia "Golden Pen".

Yuri Trubnikov

Photojournalist and photo editor. Lecturer at the Department of Photojournalism and Media Technologies, Faculty of Journalism, Moscow State University, School of Television. One of the founders of the Kommersant newspaper photo service.

Evgeniya Khudobko

Bild–Editor of print and online editions, currently works at the magazine "Profile". Previously, senior editor-in-chief of the photo service of Kommersant Publishing House.

Natalia Shtaeva

Chief Editor of the Discovery magazine.

Ekaterina Vasyagina

Wildlife photographer and organizer of photo tours in Russia. Member of the Union of Wildlife Photographers, the Union of Photographers of Russia.
Winner and finalist of the photo contests "The Most Beautiful Country", "Golden Turtle", "Wild Nature of Russia" and others. Co-founder of the PhotoJourneys.ru project.

Alexey Volkov

Wildlife photographer. Since 2008, he has been a member of the Macroclub, an international non-profit community of photographers and fans of macro photography. Laureate of numerous festivals and exhibitions, including "Golden Turtle", Moscow State University Science Festival, "Wild Nature of Russia", "Pristine Russia", Nature Images Awards. Member of the Union of Wildlife Photographers.

Igor Zubkov

Photographer, member of the Union of Wildlife Photographers, organizer of photo tours into the wild nature of Russia. Repeated finalist and laureate of wildlife photography contests "Wild Nature of Russia", "Golden Turtle", Glanzlichter, "The Most Beautiful Country".

Anton Voronin

Photographer, member of the Union of Photographers of Russia and the Union of Wildlife Photographers. Has been engaged in photography since 2012. The main directions are abstraction, landscape, macro photography.

Andrey Chepakin

Member of the Board of the Union of Journalists of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast. Chairman of the Guild of Photojournalists of the Union of Journalists of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast.

Dmitry Golubev

Wildlife photographer, traveler, member of the Union of Wildlife Photographers, finalist of the “Golden Turtle” and “Wild Nature of Russia” contests.