* 10 June 1965 in Riga (Latvia), lives in Riga. He started his photographic work as a photojournalist. In addition to his work for the photographic agency "A.F.I." he has taken part in various art photography projects and several exhibitions. Since the early 90s he has created collages of photographs taken in a special way that are subsequently coloured. He is a member of the Association of Latvian Art Photographers.