Was born: 11/13/1971 in Sverdlovsk, USSR
Lives in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Personal website: www.denistarasov.com
He finished at the Ural State Law Academy (Russia) in 1997. He has been active as a photographer since 2007 and between 2007-2014 he has participated in more than 15 exhibitions in Russia, Lithuania, Italy, Slovakia, Romania, USA, China, Grate Britain and the Philippines.
- The winner of the all-Russian photo contest on the Izvestiya newspaper prize (Russia, 2007)
– Winner of competition Young photographers of Russia (N. Novgorod, 2007)
– The winner of the competition "Eras Visible Lines", founded by Fund of Charles Bully, St. Petersburg (Russia, 2007).
- The owner of a special award of the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region at the International festival of the photo "Volga Biennial 2008" (Russia, 2008)
- Winner of the all-Russian competition "Photoconcept" Novosibirsk, (Russia, 2008).
- Winner of a photo contest "Ethnophoto: City anthropology" 2009 Yekaterinburg (Russia, 2008)
- Winner of the Photo contest "Victory territory", Union of pictorialists of Russia. (Russia,2008)
- The participant of the final exhibition "The First Museum to Fotobiyennal" the Russian museum of Pushkin, St. Petersburg, (Russia, 2009).
- Winner of a photo contest "Volga biennial 2010" Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, 2010).
- Winner of the photographic Svetopis festival (of N. Novgorod, Russia, 2011)
- Winner of competition "Photounion — 2011" (Union of pictorialists of Russia)
- The winner of the competition "Surrealistic Photo" within the Competitive program of Fotovernisazha "A melody and passion of the Mediterranean" (St. Petersburg, Russia, 2011)
- The participant of the exhibition program "New generation" on FOTOFEST-2012 in Houston (Texas, the USA)
- Personal exhibition –
2008 - «From observations», a Photographic Museum «Metenkov House», Ekaterinburg, Russia
2013 - «Zoo- reflection», Gallery of modern photography, Ekaterinburg, Russia
- China Pingyao International Photography Festival, exhibition “Relations – a taste from Russia”. China,
- Exhibition «Yekaterinburg Photo: The New Wave», part of «Time Windows» the Photographic Museum «House Metenkov», Yekaterinburg, Russia
- Saatchi Gallery, Exhibition “Body Language”, London, GB ( November, 2013 – March, 2014)
The young generation, FOTOFEST-2012, part a Cossacks Patrol, FotoFest Headquarters at Vine Street Studios, Texas, USA
Exhibition, Genius of the place, part of Anna-River, the Photographic Museum House Metenkov, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Photographic Festival of Photography, part of the Night parade, Russian Museum of photography Nizhny Novgorod, Russia,
Homo Ludens, part of Cossacks Patrol, Photographic Museum Metenkov House, Gallery Cinema House, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Surreal picture, a part of Uralmash: Industrial dreams, Gallery Manege, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Gallery of the municipality of San Jose, California, USA, part of the California road, San Jose as dream, Spy collection, The Farm
Volzhskoe Biennale photos 2010, Russian Museum of photography, part of Uralmash, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
The First Ural industrial Biennale of contemporary art. Part of Uralmash: Industrial dreams, Photographic Museum Metenkov House, Ekaterinburg, Russia
International Exhibition Center of Cebu (CICC) Mandaue, Cebu, Philippines
The Territory of the Victory, Gallery FotoSoyuz, Moscow, Russia.
The Territory of the Victory, Photographic Museum Metenkov House, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Russian Museum of fine arts. Pushkin, part of Uralmash, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Exhibition We, part of the Narrow-Gauge Road, Uralmash, Gallery in Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk, Krasnodar, Moscow
Volzhskoe Biennale of photography, part of Trade center, Russian Museum of photography, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia,
Photographic Museum Metenkov House, part of Research, Ekaterinburg, Russia
Top 10 young photographers of Russia, a part of the Station, The Russian Museum of Photography Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Gallery of Karl Bulla, Saint Petersburg
Photographic Museum, Metenkov House, Ekaterinburg, Russia. Photo Festival, Ekaterinburg, New century