Deleted scene

German Photo Book Prize 2016 (winner)
Prix du Livre d'Auteur Arles 2015 (shortlist)

On a mission to photograph the invisible, with Deleted Scene photographer Yury Toroptsov takes us to Eastern Siberia in a unique story of pursuit along intermingling lines that form a complex labyrinth.

Publisher: Kehrer Verlag
Book design: Kummer & Herrman
Text: Claude d'Anthenaise, Yury Toroptsov
Format: 24 x 32 cm, hardcover
Page count: 96 pages, 52 photographs
Release date: 20 March 2015


Marilyn and I

This book/exhibition catalogue explores the elements which constitute the exceptional longevity and modernity of Marilyn Monroe's myth.

"Yury Toroptsov demonstrates in his work, the relics of fame carry as much magic as holy articles might to the faithful." - Ana Finel Honigman, Saatchi Online Magazine

"I enjoyed the imagination and wit of your project, and I tweeted about it." - Roger Ebert, film critic

Publisher: Verlhac Editions
Format: 20 x 24 cm
Page count: 120 pages, 60 photos
Text: Catherine Deneuve, Yury Toroptsov
Languages: English, French
Release date: November 3, 2011


Divine retribution

This photo series takes a form of a dream sequence in which one is subjected to an uneven stream of seemingly unrelated images. Shadows invade, allegories cease to exist and nightmares become reality. The book was shortlisted for the International PhotoBook Dummy Award 2012.

Format: 20 x 25 cm, softcover, ProLine uncoated paper
Page count: 120 pages, 30 photographs
Release date: January 28, 2012



Why Was I Born In Russia

Under three sections: myth, reality and fiction I published such Russian series of photos as: (1) The House of Baba Yaga (2) Grodekovo (3) Dora.

Format: 20 x 25 cm, paperback
Page count: 80 pages
Languages: English, French
Released: June 2011




Vincent is a backstage and an onstage story in ten black and white photographs featuring Vincent Chaillet, Principal Dancer of Paris National Opera Ballet.

Format: 20 x 25 cm, paperback
Page count: 20 pages, Proline Pearl paper
Languages: English, French
Released: June 2011