Artist photographer, Oleg Ogorodnyk was born on October 11, 1954 in Lviv, Ukraine.

He worked as a photojournalist for the newspapers Express, Lvivska Gazeta, Advancement and Saturday Post. In 1991 he became a member of the National Union of Artist Photographers of Ukraine and was the leader of the Lviv section. He is the head of the photo club Galiciya. In 1994 he received the title of AFIAP from the International Federation of Photographic Art of UNESCO. Since 1998 – the title of EFIAP of the same federation. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Ukraine and in other countries such as France, Austria, and Slovakia.