Turar Kazangapov, born in 1987, in the Karaganda region, Kazakhstan, is currently working as a full-time photojournalist of the Tengrinews.kz information portal and the Vesti.kz sports site.

2004-2009 Karaganda State University named after E.A. Buketova

Faculty: Professional and  artistic / Design

I have been photographing landscapes, interesting people, stories and recent few years I study documentary photography. In the course of the profession, I traveled to different CIS countries and beyond.

In the sphere of photography is for more than 10 years, my grandfather and father engaged in photographs as well.

2016 - Had training and master class with highly-regarded photographers of NOOR images agency
noorimages.com supervisor - Yuri Kozyrev.

Took part in a seminar with photographers like Chief photographer Andrey Kamenev (National Geographic, Russia), Ryan Bell and Darren Smith (National Geographic, USA).

Worked as a freelance photographer for an agency epa european pressphoto agency

He worked at the evening of boxing Gennady Golovkin. Las Vegas, USA. September 2017 - 2018 and New York, 2019


Personal photo exhibition on the Day of the First President (Astana, 2015-2016);

2016 - Participation in the NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE photo exhibition;

Since 2016, the founder and member of the Photobar photo club in Astana

2014 - 2018 - took part in various photo expeditions and photo festivals in Kazakhstan, Turkey, Russia, Uzbekistan.

2017 - Nominee of the National Award "Urker" for the best achievements in the field of print, radio, online journalism

2018 - Aral Sea, expedition with a group of scientists Qazaq Geography

2018 - Grand Prix “Best Photo of the Year” in the national award “Urker” for the best achievements in the field of print, radio, online journalism

2018 - "SILK ROAD" photo exhibition, Lianyungang (China) 

2019 - "My Kazakhstan" Personal photo exhibition, Louvre, Paris (France)


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