Emil Gataullin, born in 1972, is a freelance photographer, based in Korolyov, Moscow Region, Russia.
In 1999 he graduated from Moscow Surikov Institute of Art, majoring in monumental painting.
He studied photography with one of the leading Russian photography ideologists and authors, Alexander Lapin, from 2003 to 2004.
In 2005 Emil joined The Russian Union of Art Photographers.
2014 "Towards the Horizon", Vilnius Photo Circle, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Without words", "Promgrafika" gallery, Moscow, Russia.
2014 "Cultivating a Culture of Peace" The Alfred Fried Photography Award, an exhibition to celebrate the 70th anniversary of UNESCO, Paris, France.
2014 Group exhibition during VI International Festival of Photography "PhotoVisa", Krasnodar, Russia.
2012 "XXI. My Pacific Ocean", The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
2012 "Photographers view", The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia.
2011 "Russia sacred", Russian orthodox church Saint Michel Archange, Cannes, France.
20092011 "We", a travelling exhibition, held by web-based community "Photopolygon", Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Moscow, Yuzhno-Sahalinsk, Vladivostok, Russia.
2011 "A private holiday", Center for Documentary Photography "FOTODOC", Moscow, Russia.
2010 "Man in Motion", Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", St. Petersburg, Russia.
2009 "Lapin school", Ρenter of Contemporary Art "WINZAVOD", Moscow, Russia.
2009 "Human. The circles of the being", Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", St. Petersburg, Russia.
2014 Grand Prix of the "Best Picture on the Theme of Peace" of "The Alfred Fried Photography Award".
2014 Finalist of the International Festival of Photography "PhotoVisa".
2014 Finalist of the Circle of Life contest, International photofestival "Vilnius Photo Circle"
2010 Grand Prix of the Best Photo of the Year at the contest "The Best Photographer", 1st Prize in the Everyday Life Photo category, 1st Prize in the Art Photograph category.
2010 3rd prize in the People and Events category of the Photojournalism Development Foundation.
2009 1st prize in the Everyday Life section of the My Best Photograph competition by Epson.
2005 Top-10 winner of the competition "Young Photographers of Russia".