Andrej Ivanov Photography
Montreal, QC, Canada
Andrej Ivanov is an international, award-winning photojournalist. He is currently based out of Montreal, Que. Canada but has also lived in Belgrade, Belleville, Kitchener, and Toronto. He fluently speaks English, French, Serbian, and he probably wouldn’t starve in a Spanish speaking country.
Andrej has a diploma in Photojournalism from Loyalist College. Andrej has also earned a BA in Psychology at Concordia University, and has pursued a partial Journalism degree at Concordia and Ryerson Universities.
In the spring of 2019, Andrej has spent some time doing a placement at the Globe & Mail as a photo editor. In the summer of 2018, he interned at the Waterloo Region Record as a summer photographer. In 2016-2017, he interned at the Toronto Star as a radio room reporter. As much as he enjoys reporting on breaking news, Andrej's true passions lie in social documentary, social justice, human rights, equality, and human-interest stories.
It is through this work that he has been named the student photojournalist of the year by the NPPA at the Northern Short Course, as well as the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC), in 2019.
He is currently covering news and personal projects around the country. His true passion is in international work and working with non-profits.
Some of his clients include AFP (Agence France-Presse), Reuters, Bloomberg, The Globe & Mail, Canadian Press, European Pressphoto Agency (EPA), Washington Post, Maclean's Magazine, Grand Magazine, The Record, and many others.
He has also been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Le Monde, Paris Match, Al Jazeera English, Der Spiegel, AS.com, El Pais, La Presse, the Toronto Star, Hellas Journal, Fiji Times and many more.
For inquiries, representation, collaborations, assignments, advice, or just to chat, you can reach him at:
Canada and Whatsapp: +1-514-799-8550 (Facetime enabled)
2019 - Student Photojournalist of the Year, 2018 - The First Year Excellence in Photojournalism Award, 2018 - The Paul Henry Memorial Award, 2017 - Upper Year Student Photo of the Year, 2017 - Student Photojournalist of the Year, 2016 - Photo of the Year, 2015 - Photo of the Year, 2019 - The Peter Brysky Memorial Award, Loyalist College, 2019 - The Doug Wicken Award, Loyalist College, 2019 - EAW XXXII, 2019 - Relève Quebecoise, 2019 - CPOY 2019, 2020 - The Photo Annual, 2020 - Emerge Media Awards, 2021 - Photo of the Year
- Audio capture
- Audio editing
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing
NGAYE, Senegal – 12/11/2019 – Reflected, a man stands on top of a bus in the middle of a market scene as a woman walks by in Ngaye, Senegal on Nov. 11, 2019. The town of Ngaye, some 170 km out of Dakar, specializes in all forms of leather works. They sell anything babouches, artisanal shoes, belts and other leather items. It is referred to as the town of leather. Our driver explained that the belt he bought there eight years ago still lasts. People from Dakar go to Ngaye to buy the leather goods and resell them. The town has earned its reputation for quality.
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SAINT-LOUIS, Senegal (12/11/2019) – Women, led by Laba Gueye, (right) president of the unite de transformation et de commercialization du riz and member of the F.P.A., carry a bag of cleaned rice paddy to bring it back to the factory in Kassack Nord, Senegal on Nov. 12, 2019. The entire production factory is run by women-led initiative, called the Unité de Transformation et de Commercialization de Riz. It is run in partnership with the F.P.A. (an agricultural cooperative). The organization Gaye presides over has helped women to enter the workforce and provide for their families by sharing the profits and rice amongst themselves.