Sergey Ponomarev is a freelance photographer. Born in Moscow, December 1980.
Before becoming a freelancer in 2012, Sergey worked for the Associated Press starting in 2003.
Sergey is best known for his photojournalism works depicting wars and conflicts in Middle East including Syria, Gaza, Lebanon, Egypt and Libya as well as Russian daily life and culture which were published in The New York Times, Paris Match, Figaro, Stern.
Sergey was part of The New York Times team that has won Pulitzer prize in 2016 for reporting on Refugee Crisis in Europe, also he won many international and domestic photography awards including World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Overseas Press Club and others.