1967 Served as staff photographer, until 1973, for "Vakariniu naujienu" (Evening News) in Lithuania. The position enabled him to begin his seminal series on people in rural villages, "Lithuanian Village Markets."
1974 First exhibition outside of the Soviet Union, at the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris.
1979 First exhibition in the United States, at the Prakapas Gallery in New York. Showed "In the Veterinary Clinic."