Denis Koval is a still-life photographer with a background in fashion design and visual merchandising. Compound of his work includes concept development, set and model building, styling and art direction - these he frames into an integral photographic form. As a still-life photographer his work differs by a specific view on the object, placed in a hand-crafted environment and highlighted in a very own aesthetic manner. Denis was born in the Soviet Union. In 2004, after living in different places around the world, he has moved to The Netherlands and attended photography studies at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in The Hague.