Vasiliy Ivanovich Ulitin - Russian photo artist , master of pictorial photography .
|Ulitin, Vasily Ivanovich|
|Date of Birth||1888|
|Place of Birth||Russian Empire , Serpukhov|
|Date of death||1976|
|Place of death||USSR , RSFSR , Moscow|
Born in 1888 in Serpukhov . The children's passion for painting and photography leads Ulitin to students first of Serpukhov's artist Vaschenko, and then to the studio of the artist N. Grigoriev, where they take classes in drawings, painting, and study the fundamentals of the composition.
After graduation, the Moscow period of the life of the future photographer begins. Ulitin finishes school : commercial and chemical technology; in 1909 - 1911, he managed to work in Sytin's zincography, in 1911 - 1915 - in the Fisher's atelier , where he acquired the profession of portrait photographer . Then it starts independent activity, acts as the founder of the First All-Russian Society of Professional Photographers, along with such famous photographers as M. I. Gribov, M. P. Pavlov, Nikolay I. Svishchev-Paola (1874–1964), Trunov G. . 
Since 1917 - Member of the Union of Photographers (since March 31, 1927 - All-Russian Society of Photographers ), where he is engaged in cultural and educational activities. Since 1918 - teacher of the Petrograd Photo Institute. One of the founders, a member of the editorial board and an active author of the Photographer magazine opened in 1926  . In 1927, he held an exhibition of works "North - Murman"  . In the twenties of the 20th century, Ulitin took an active part in international exhibitions in Moscow, Italy , France , Japan , the Netherlands , where he received a number of gold awards.  Since 1931 he has been teaching at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute , where he also conducts experiments in the fields of technologies of tricolor positive printing and filming techniques.
In 1935, a well-known exhibition is held, in which Sergey Kuzmich Ivanov-Alliluyev (1891–1979) , Yuri Petrovich Eremin (1881–1948) , Alexander Danilovich Grinberg (1885–1979) , Nikolai Platonovich Andreev (1882–1947) , Vasily took part. Ivanovich Ulitin. Works of artists are awarded with letters. However, criticism of “admiring the remnants of the pre-revolutionary culture of noble estates and architecture of old Moscow” and “depicting useless plots of rural life during the period of socialist reorganization of the village” began in the magazine “Soviet Photo”. In 1942, the political process was launched against Ulitin, where he was accused of slandering the Soviet regime.  The result was 10 years in the camps that were later replaced by a link to the town of Balakhna of the Gorky Region for 15 years without the right of residence in restricted cities  .
The artist returned to Moscow in the 1950s and was no longer engaged in active work. He died in 1976 .
- “Photographic Societies of Russia. Part II - The First All-Russian Society of Professional Photographers in Moscow ” (Inaccessible link) . The appeal date is April 26, 2008. Archived on January 23, 2012.
- “Anthology of Soviet Photography”, volume 1. Planet Publishing House, Moscow, 1986
- “Photographic Societies of Russia. Part II - All-Russian Union of Photographers ” (Inaccessible link) . The appeal date is April 26, 2008. Archived on January 23, 2012.
- Russian pictorial photography Part I. From the collection of M. Golosovsky (Inaccessible link) . The appeal date is April 26, 2008. Archived August 31, 2007.
- "Oka-info" 03/14/2008 "The Magician of photo paper"
- The collection of photos of V.I. Ulitin on the site russiainphoto.ru.