Vladimir Keremidschieff was born in Germany in 1947. His family emigrated to Australia shortly after, and then to Vancouver in 1957. He spent seven years as a freelance photographer, with his work appearing in The Province, the Vancouver Sun, the Georgia Straight, and numerous other publications. Keremidschieff and his wife left Vancouver to sail the South Pacific in 1974 and ended up living in Perth, Australia. Today Keremidschieff lives in Sydney, Australia, where he teaches English as a second language.