Photo project goal: The main project goal is contribution to the chronicles of Christianity in the City of Nizhniy Tagil and Sverdlovsk region aimed at revival and evolvement of artistic portrait photography. Project tasks: Forming a photographic image of Cossack Army representatives. The essence of the image is depicting attitude of the believers towards cossacks as defenders of Orthodox Church ideals, as those who live with their hearts open following the divine laws. Data: The photos represent portraits of cossacks belonging to Alexander Nevskiy cossack village, City of Nizhniy Tagil (Russia).