Ilya Shtutsa (b. 1972) is a street and documentary photographer based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Founding member of Observecollective. Winner of Urban Picnic Street photography award 2014, shortlisted in many other competitions. Worked for Russian newspapers, such as Molodoy Dalnevostochnik in Khabarovsk and Nevskoe Vremya in Saint-Petersburg. Studied photography in Saint-Petersburg school Tsekh under guidance of Sergey Maximishin. Now works on long-term documentary projects and on applying methods of prosess-oriented psychology in street photography.