Let me introduce myself… My surname is Kharlanov and my
first name is Gennadiy. I was born in Tula region, in the city
Donskoy, which is not far from the Kulikov battle-field, in
They say, that all events have their consequences… I was a
schoolboy when for the first time I looked at the world through
a view-finder of a camera "Leica". That was my first experience
of photographing I will never forget… The beauty of the middle
region of Russia aroused a wish to take pictures of a splendid
view of the clouds, flying in the sky, of a marvelous scenery of
the white birch trunks on the dark verdure of the spruce forest,
a fascinating life of an ant-hill. I also photographed my
friends and acquaintances.
Since then photographing became my greatest passion. I
always take photos, whenever I have in impulse of sharing the
things I have seen, when there is right time and right
circumstances. I try my best to make photographs from the point
of view of a person, who is just admiring the things around him.
I used various cameras while working, but during the last years
I use a different digital cameras Pentax.
The first personal exhibition of my photographs took place
in Sevastopol in 2000. Sevastopol is the city, where I have
lived and worked since 1965.
I'll be glad, if at least one of my photographs touches the
strings of your soul, with the help of which it is attached to