One of the most challenging endeavors for both models and photographers is getting your work featured in fashion magazines. Where should you start from? 1.Make a list of magazines you would like to get featured in and send them individual, personalised e-mails. And make it big: the more, the merrier. This does NOT mean you have to compromise […]Read more "Getting Published"
Dear reading friends, I’ve missed you. I’ve been so busy organising my first photography exhibition: Ichtys – The Fisherman’s Daughter. Feel free to pass by – it will be on all through July. I’ve got to tell you it’s a bit like a magical box new and new things keep coming up that need to […]Read more "Ichtys – Exhibition"
It’s the Fashion Photographer’s personal view speaking here. I was thinking for some time it might be useful to share some information on starting with modelling as I often work with models on their first portfolio photo-shoot and it might be a challenge making your way without some guidance what first steps to take. So […]Read more "Modelling – where do I start from?"
This is my first post for the new year and this year I haven’t made a list with resolutions. I have the ones left from the previous two and I think that sometimes you just need to stop for a second, look what you’ve already achieved and see what more you can do and what […]Read more "How to be successful in 2016 (and not only)"
It finally feels like Autumn is here to stay. I love the mild sunshine in the sunsets, the streets decorated with red, orange, brown, maroon and deep yellow fallen leafs storing sweet scent of nectar. It’s like the nature is dressed in nostalgia dancing with the wind under the subtle melody of fallen raindrops. I […]Read more "Festive vibes"
I have now been networking with creatives from the Fashion and Art industry for over 7 years and I see quite frequently in my newsfeed ‘warnings’ from models about an unprofessional or even abusive behaviour from some photographers. Being faced with domestic abuse in the past myself, I am extremely sensitive to any form of violence […]Read more "Avoiding the villain: model advice"
Do you show the photographs to the model just after the photo-shoot has come to an end? I don’t. I avoid it as a wildfire if possible. There are couple of reasons for this. The first one is superstition – it’s not ready yet, it’s not to be seen until the whole project is complete, […]Read more "Show me, show me!"
It’s been a summer filled with sunshine and today when the sky is so bright and blue and the air filled with warmth I am more likely yo have forgotten the weeks of rain straight after my return from holiday. I am glad I got to photograph two more muses for my Ichtys series – […]Read more "Sunspiration"
After being in the fashion and art photography field for more than 8 years I decided to share what, according to me, makes a model successful and gives a flying start to her or his career. I hope you find this little compilation useful and feel free to share your thoughts or add to my advice. 1.The […]Read more "Top 10 tips about modelling"
If you have a dream, be ready to suffer. Simple as that. Do you ever get a moment in your life when you feel entirely happy, when everything is in its place and things are settled? I occasionally have those moments and they make me dread, they really terrify me because the life experience proves that […]Read more "Challenges"