Igor was born in Athens. Due to the threatening political situation in Greece, his parents fled to Russia. Igor began developing his first black and white films at the age of six. In 1996 he graduated from Moscow Technical University, specializing in space crafts construction. In 2000 he became a professional photographer. His talent has brought him many important commissions and his photos have been chosen for the covers of several major magazines. He has photographed for Flair (Italy), Spoon (USA), l'Officiel, Vogue, Playboy Int, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, etcetera. He has recently been rated as one of the top 10 best photographers in Russia.