Ivailo Stanev-Álvarez started his career as a fashion and advertising photographer. Over the years he had numerous publications for the magazines such as Esquire, Playboy, Maxim, FHM, Harper's Bazaar, Elegance, Dali magazine. As well as a photographer he worked as a photo editor of Esquire and Dali Magazine. His primary inspiration in photography are the people. He loved to describe their lives, to observe their attitude. Portraits, street, documentary - these are the main fields of photography he works in. He had numerous exhibitions, and his works are possession of many private collectors.