Nikola Borissov is born in 1980 in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 1999 he moves to Milan, Italy, where he graduates in Political Sciences and International Economics. In 2006 he abandons the world of finance and banking in order to pursue a career in fashion and advertising photography. Regular clients list includes Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Madame Figaro, Grazia, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Maxim, Playboy, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, etc. Without having a fixed base city, in his personal work he keeps alive his initial passion for reportage and street photography.
His approach to photography as a visual language is being influenced by cinema, semiotics, literature and philosophy, in an ongoing attempt to reconcile fashion photography with story-telling and the exploration of the imaginary.