Eugen Kamenew is a freelance expedition photographer with his focus on astrophotography. He considers himself as a cosmopolitan. It`s not a surprise, since he was born in Kazakhstan, grew up in Russia, studied cinematography at Hawaii Pacific University in the USA and received his academic Diploma in sociology at Philipps University of Marburg in Germany.
Royal Greenwich Observatory in London and BBC Sky at Night magazine nominated him for the prestigious award of “Astrophotographer of the Year 2014”. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the USA (NASA) has published Eugen Kamenew’s pictures on their official webpage APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day).