About me

Ivan Pastoukhov was born in Bulgaria in 1951. He graduated in medical engineering and worked for the Sofia Medical Academy.

A freethinker, with an independent mind and a passion for discovery, Ivan Pastoukhov found his way to the other side of the iron curtain. In 1984 he settled in Paris. In 1984 Ivan settles in Paris, learns oenology and works in the wine business. He travels around the world and in 1992 he starts photography.
The photographs in the websites www.pastoukhov.com ; www.photography.pastoukhov.com and www.ivan.pastoukhov.com were taken in the following countries:
Albania, Argentina, Bulgaria, China, Cambodia, Egypt, Greece, Greenlande, India, Israel, Turkey, Italia, Japan, Kirghizstan, Kosovo, Mali, Morroco, Namibia, Nepal, United States, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Roumania, Singapore, Switzerland, Vietnam, Yemen

Living is to be born at every moment, what his photography is trying to grasp.

« I am seeking for beauty, to see signs, to read and to share them. To capture life at any time. »