The most successful domestic author of Salon Shadow 2014 – Branislav Backovic

© Branislav Backović
© Branislav Backović

Branislav Backovic, photo-biography

Known under the pseudonym Backo, he was born in Loznica, Serbia in 1951.

He is a Member of the Photo section “Karadzic” in Loznica the from the establishment in 1980, when he engaged in the exhibiting and artistic photography with occasional time breaks.

He has participated in over 200 group exhibitions and Salons of art photography in the country and abroad (under the auspices of the Photo Association of Serbia and international photographic associations FIAP, PSA, UPI, ISF, etc.).

On photographic salons and exhibitions of art photography has won more than 70 awards, diplomas, medals, various rewards, certificates and commendations.


Also, in front of FSS, he is participated in international photographic biennale of art photography in the composition of national teams of Serbia.

He has had six solo exhibitions and more digital projection images. In the last eight years he was an active exhibitor, was ranked in 2011 and 2012 among the top ten most successful exhibitor in Serbia.

His interest in photography by the themes is: Life, Portrait, Street Life, reportage, landscape urban motives, landscapes, sports and experimental images, as well as photos from the orthodox and religious motives.

As Photojournalist of Belgrade “Evening News” in 2001, he published thousands of photographs in their publications. His photographs have been published in many national and international magazines, travel magazines, publications, sports magazines, in national and international monographs and illustrations for books, catalogs, calendars, postcards, as well as large prints for exhibition stands, billboards, etc…

He was a photography editor of “Loznica News” and tourism journal magazine “AŠ.”
In The Youth Center in Loznica he is running the office for youth and leads a photography school called “Through the Lens of Youth” supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Serbia. His photographs can be seen on the social networks and more sites on the Internet.

As a Member of the Photo Association of Serbia his vocation is KMF (candidate master of photography), as well as international photographic Association in FIAP (Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique), which has the title as the artist of photography – Artiste FIAP (AFIAP).