My name is Anton Chalakov and I'm from Sofia, Bulgaria. Graduated from National School of Photography in 1999.

I was working as a photojournalist from 2001 to 2015, after that I am freelancer. My working area is focused on covering and telling photo stories, news event, family and corporate events, food photography, interior, travel and stock photography. Also I have years of experience in vector graphic processing.

Participations and awards:

2003 - “Bulgarian Photojournalism” Contest of the National Association “Photo Academy” Recognized as one of the best 10 photojournalists in Bulgaria for 2002;

2006 - “BG Press Photo” National Contest Grand Award Winner;
2006 - “Chernorizets Hrabar” Yearly Journalism Awards, held by the Union of Publishers in Bulgaria Winner of the Award for Photo Journalism

2008 - “BG Press Photo” National Contest 5th place in the overall contest; Prize for one of the best 10 photos of “BG Press Photo”;

2010 - “BG Press Photo” National Contest Grand Award Winner;
2010 - “The Culture Through Others Lenses” Project, part of the Program “Youth in Action” of the European Commission (Project N: BG10/A1.1/155/R2), realized by “Cultures” Association and the Bulgarian-Spanish Association “Kiril and Metodii” Organization and attending two exhibitions in Sofia and Madrid;

2011 - “BG Press Photo” National Contest;
2011 - “Magic of the Wind” Photo Contest – Sliven 1st place with the photo “Pure Wind”;

2012 - 10th Anniversary “BG Press Photo” National Contest;

2017 - 15th Anniversary “BG Press photo” National Contest.

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