Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF

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Sergey Melnikoff’s awards. Patriarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Filaret, Archbishop Andrey and American artist Sergey Melnikoff at a meeting in the Vladimir Cathedral, the main Orthodox church of Ukraine.

Here, The Soul of Ukraine Foundation presents one of the best photographers working in the world today; exclusive works of art by Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF, during his 40-year experience of shooting in 153 countries around the globe. Dr. Sergey Melnikoff is a National Hero of the Republic of Ichkeria and an American photographic artist with Ukrainian Cossack roots; a former GULAG death-row political prisoner, who escaped from the Soviet Union with his wife and one-year-old daughter, and who was granted asylum in the USA through the personal verdict of President Ronald Reagan.

In the photo: Sergey Melnikoff’s awards. Patriarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Filaret, Archbishop Andrey and American artist Sergey Melnikoff at a meeting in the Vladimir Cathedral, the main Orthodox church of Ukraine.


The Art of Photography by Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF, is being promoted by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama.

The Art of Photography by Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF, is being promoted by His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama. New Delhi, 2007

In the photo: Leader of the Buddhist World, His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama believes that MFF makes the most beautiful mountain photos in the History of Art. New Delhi, 2007


An American Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF, the most celebrated modern photographer, has the following awards for his creativity:
✦ The Order of the Great Martyr George the Victorious, Ukraine | 2022
✦ For Sacrifice and Love of Ukraine Medal | 2021
✦ The Order of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Volodymyr the Great of the Second Degree, Ukraine | 2019
✦ The Order of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Volodymyr the Great of the Third Degree, Ukraine | 2014
✦ The Order of Qoman Turpal, Hero of the Nation of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria | 2012
✦ The Special Insignia of the Georgian Apostolic Autocephalous Orthodox Church by His Holiness the Patriarch Ilia II | 2008
✦ The King Birendra Silver Jubilee Medal, Nepal | 1997
✧ The Holy See Commendation, Pope Francis I | 2014
✧ His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Commendation | 2010
✧ The Holy See Commendation, Pope Benedict XVI | 2010
✧ His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama Commendation | 2007
✧ Presidential Commendation, George W. Bush | 2002


Installation of a giant billboard about Sergey Melnikoff’s exhibition on the building of the National Museum of Arts named after Gapar Aitiev. Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyz Republic, 2008

In the photo: Installation of a giant billboard about Sergey Melnikoff’s exhibition on the building of the National Museum of Arts named after Gapar Aitiev. Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyz Republic, 2008


Metaphysical Photography by MFF
Highly artistic works reflecting the fateful moments of human life: Madonna, Penny Pritzker, Dalai Lama, Pope Francis I, Queen Elizabeth II, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Sir Elton John, Patriarch Filaret... Find a karmic photo of your kind!

Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF, and His Holiness Benedict XVI. Munich, 2010

In the photo: Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF, and His Holiness Benedict XVI. Munich, 2010


Creation of unique photographic compositions reflecting family karma is a revolutionary trend in contemporary art. The magnificent talent and half a century of experience allows the master of photography to touch the most secret strings of the soul of his models.

Face of Mankind by Sergey Melnikoff, aka MFF.

MELNIKOFF Дайджест ™ | ✦ Tatiana Alexandrova, 2019 | AI ART: THE GENIUS

MELNIKOFF Digest

The unique photo portrait of a living human was created by the Artificial Intelligence for the first time. The photo entitled «Genius» presenting the portrait of the Academician Boris Paton has been made within the framework of the special project by Sergey Melnikoff, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the legendary Ukrainian scientist.