Toronto based music photographer Igor Vidyashev worked in photojournalism, shooting sports, arts, nature, street, portraiture and fashion for almost 40 years. He graduated from New York Institute Of Photography and has since dedicated himself to his two greatest passions: music and concert photography.
Igor is a member of Canadian Association of Journalists, works as Entertainment Photojournalist and syndicated by ZUMA Press and Alamy Live News.
His works have won a number of international accolades and he has been published in multiple printed media, online publications, artist’s album covers and posters.
Some of his recent works appeared in ROLLING STONE, NEW YORK POST, NEWSWEEK, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, ELLE, MUSIC RADAR, E! Online, TORO Magazine, text books, artist promos and many other publications worldwide.
Toronto Beaches Jazz Festival appointed Igor to judge Jazz Photography Contest and lead Concert Photography Workshop.
Igor worked at HEAVY TO 2012 Festival as official LIVE NATION photographer.
His ROCKXPOSURE.COM is Toronto based photography service specializing in live concert, album covers, posters and musician promo photography.