Tatyana Plotnikova was born in 1973 in St. Petersburg, Russia. Active as a photographer since 2007. Graduated from the St.Petersburg Economical University with a degree in Accounting and Audit and the St.Petersburg Politechnical University with a degree in graphic design. In 2006-2008 studied at the St.Petersburg Photojournalism Faculty in Sergey Maximishin’s group. At present - an independent photographer focusing one's attention on a social photography. Publications in Russian Reporter Magazine (Russia), Expert Magazine (Russia), Five corners Magazine (Russia), Foto&Video Magazine (Russia), Autoportret Magazine (Poland). Books - ‘Collection 16 ½’ No9, The Claude Bernard University, Lion (France). During 2007-2009 she participated in more than 12 exhibitions in Russia, France and China.