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Maxim Dmitriev

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Maxim Dmitriev was born in 1858, in the village of Povalishno, Tambov Province, about 500 kilometers southeast of Moscow. Russia's first photojournalist, he made his career in Nizhny Novgorod, which now houses a museum honoring his life's work.

Russia's First Photojournalist

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2016
One hundred and fifty-eight years ago, Russia’s first photojournalist was born... ?as a serf. How he overcame his difficult youth is a great story. How he turned photography into a tool for social change is an even better one.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Illustrations/Images: Maxim Dmitriev