Alex Melia

I took up photography after the first digital cameras appeared, I bought a simple soapbox to shoot documents in archives. Sometimes I took pictures on the streets of Moscow and eventually became interested in photography. I decided that I needed to learn photography and found Alexander Iosifovich Lapin’s phone number on the Internet. I called him, arranged a meeting and showed him my first photos. By some miracle I got to Lapin’s class. A small group of students were studying in a flat in an old house on Bolshaya Dmitrovka in a room with a serious sign “Department of Creativity” …


© Alex Melia / The North of Turkey

The North of Turkey

63 photos

© Alex Melia / Working Class

Working Class

18 photos