The everyday life of Taimyr residents

  • A Nenets reindeer herder from the Palchyn family gets warm in a balok (small frame or mobile hut). The Tukhard tundra, Taimyr
  • A Nganasan merited reindeer herder. Khatanga, Taimyr
  • A Nenets man, the winner of the race on Reindeer Herders’ Day. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • Dolgan reindeer herders communicate with their nomad neighbors via a shortwave radio. The valley of the Popigai River, Taimyr
  • An Evenki fisher sorting the nets. Lake Khantaiskoye, Putorana Plateau
  • The start of a reindeer sled race to mark the beginning of the winter. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • A reindeer sled race to mark the beginning of the winter. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • Tug of war, a traditional reindeer herders’ game. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • An Evenki woman processes fish for later drying. Lake Khantaiskoye, Putorana Plateau
  • A Nganasan woman and her granddaughter light a fire. Khatanga, Taimyr
  • Evenki children play in a  balor (small framed or mobile hut)  Lake Khantaiskoye, Putorana Plateau
  • A Dolgan reindeer herder, Oleg Uksusnikov, prepares dinner. The valley of the Popigai River, Taimyr
  • Argish, a reindeer train of Dolgan herders. The valley of the Popigai River, Taimyr
  • A Nenets reindeer herder from the Palchyn family gets warm in a balok (small frame or mobile hut). The Tukhard tundra, Taimyr
  • A Nganasan merited reindeer herder. Khatanga, Taimyr
  • A Nenets man, the winner of the race on Reindeer Herders’ Day. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • Dolgan reindeer herders communicate with their nomad neighbors via a shortwave radio. The valley of the Popigai River, Taimyr
  • An Evenki fisher sorting the nets. Lake Khantaiskoye, Putorana Plateau
  • The start of a reindeer sled race to mark the beginning of the winter. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • A reindeer sled race to mark the beginning of the winter. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • Tug of war, a traditional reindeer herders’ game. The village of Tukhard, Taimyr
  • An Evenki woman processes fish for later drying. Lake Khantaiskoye, Putorana Plateau
  • A Nganasan woman and her granddaughter light a fire. Khatanga, Taimyr
  • Evenki children play in a  balor (small framed or mobile hut)  Lake Khantaiskoye, Putorana Plateau
  • A Dolgan reindeer herder, Oleg Uksusnikov, prepares dinner. The valley of the Popigai River, Taimyr
  • Argish, a reindeer train of Dolgan herders. The valley of the Popigai River, Taimyr
Slava Shut, Maxim Shapovalov
A Nenets reindeer herder from the Palchyn family gets warm in a balok (small frame or mobile hut). The Tukhard tundra, Taimyr

Photographers Slava Schoot and Maxim Shapovalov from Standartstudio with the support of Norilsk Nickel traveled to Taimyr and shared their photos with Arctic.ru.