Roman Zemlyachev was born in 1976. His childhood is shrouded in mystery. But what is known is that it was spent in the settlement of Belye Betega, Bryansk Region, Russia. There Roman got acquainted with photography, having taken apart and being unable to fix up his grandfather's camera "Zorky". Later photography became an integral part of his life. He used to be a staff photographer at school, at the institute, in Shatura swamps and other legendary places. He is the Art of Foto founder, ClassicLab.photo photographer and a participant of some internet projects. He is dealing with an analog black-and-white photography of Large and Medium Formats today.