Eldar Khamitov (aka Eldalieee) is an American street photographer based in New York City. (Name "Eldar", as well as its synonym "Eldalie", in the Tolkien world ("Lord of the Rings") means the Elves of the West who started a Great Journey. Eldalieee can be translated as "people of the Eldar")

Focus of Eldar’s work is narrative through candid images of people in the streets on New York City and all over the world. His primary goal is to capture mood of each scene or character, and create a story that has a timeless quality. 


Eldar is a founder of a Timeless Streets Collective of international photographers that features best work of fellow artists through social media thus connecting talents around the world. 


His inspirations in photography are Vivian Maier, Harry Gruyaert, Diane Arbus, and Danny Lyon.

Besides photography, Eldar loves traveling, color black, and dogs.​

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