Born in Stavropol, Russia, in 1974. Eduard Korniyenko became a professional photographer in 2000.

In 2002 he joined the Russian Union of Journalists. At present, Korniyenko is a full-time photo-correspondent for regional news agency Pobeda26 and a freelancer for the news agency REUTERS.

His work as a photojournalist has focused on developments in Northern Caucasus, which has experienced ethnic and intercultural conflict and political and economic instability.

EXHIBITIONS

2018

  • Agora Gallery, Professional Competition Exhibition, New York, USA.
  • Exhibition Memories, LoosenArt Mag / Gallery, Group Exhibition, Rome, Italy.
  • The State of the World, PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, Group Exhibition , Paris, France.
  • Royal Photography Society, International Photography Exhibition 161, UK.

2017

  • SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, Group Exhibition, Somerset House, United Kingdom.
  • Mobile Only, PH21 Contemporary Photography Gallery, Group Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Felix Schoeller Photo Award, Group Exhibition, Osnabrück, Germany.

2012

  • War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, Museum of Fine Arts, Group Exhibition, Houston, USA, Participant.

AWARDS

2019

  • Rosgvardia, “Rosgvardia through the eyes of society”, 1st place, Moscow, Russia.
  • International Color Awards, Fine Art category, Nominee, CA, USA.
  • IPA 2018, OneShot : Street Photography-Lifestyle (urban scenery) Honorable Mention, LA, USA.
  • Siena International Photo Awards, Portrait category, Finalist, Siena, Italy.
  • Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Portrait category, Georgia, Finalist.
  • Head On Photo Awards, Portrait category, Finalist, Sydney, Australia.

2018

  • Balkan Photо Festival, 1st place Mobile photography, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • IPOTY 2017 (International Photographer of the Year), Photo Essay/Story (Professional) and Sports (Professional) Honorable mention, London, UK.
  • International Color Awards, People category, Nominee, CA, USA.
  • Tokyo Foto Awards 2017, People category, Silver, Tokyo, Japan.
  • FAPA (Fine Art Photography Award) in 4th edition, Photojournalism and Street Photography categories, Nominee, London, UK.
  • Siena International Photo Awards, Story Telling, Finalist, Siena, Italy.
  • ASPA (Alghero Street Photography Awards), Documentary, Semi-finalist, Alghero, Italy.
  • Royal Photography Society, International Photography Exhibition 161, Shortlist, UK.
  • MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards), Editorial-Photo Essay, Honarable mention, Moscow, Russia.
  • PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, Silver Prize in Press / Feature Story category, France.
  • Efremov photojournalism contest, Federal reportage, 1st Prize, Tobolsk, Russia
  • International photo festival “Photoparade in Uglich», Russia, 3nd Prize, Uglich, Russia
  • Direct Look photo contest, FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography, Finalist, Russia.
  • EyeEm Awards 2018, The Portraitist category, Finalist, Berlin, Germany.
  • IPA 2018, International Photographer of the Year, Honorable Mention: Event, Tragitions and Cultures, LA, USA.

2017

  • SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, United Kingdom, Sport category, 2nd Prize.
  • FAPA (Fine Art Photography Award) in 3th edition, Photojournalism category, Nominee, London, UK.
  • Kolga Tbilisi Photo, documentary category, Georgia, Finalist.
  • PX3 PRIX LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS, Prize Bronze in Press / Sports category, France.
  • MIFA (Moscow International Foto Awards), Sport category, Silver Prize, Moscow, Russia.
  • Felix Schoeller Photo Award, Landscape / Nature, Finalist, Osnabrück, Germany.
  • IPA 2017 (Russia), Photography of Year, Winner, LA, USA.
  • The Exposure Award, Winner, USA.
  • PhotogrVphy Grant, Photojournalism, Nominee, London, UK.
  • The Chealsea International Photography Competition, New York, USA.
  • IPA 2017, International Photographer of the Year, Finalist, LA, USA.
  • Siena International Photo Awards, Story Telling, Remarkable Award, Siena, Italy.
  • ND Photography Awards 2017, Editorial, 1st, 3rd places and Honarable mention awards, USA.
  • Chromatic Awards, Honorable Mention: Portrait, Sports, Street, Wildlife and Animals, USA.

2016

  • The Best of Russia, Russia, Winner.

2015

  • IPA 2015, Photo Essay and Feature Story, Honorable Mention, USA