Every photographer goes thrpugh the stage of trying to recreate the image of famous character. For me I always wanted to shoot Frida.
Model: Katya Komarova
Make up: Margarita Starodubtseva (3Be Make-up Studio)
Flowers: Gentle Flowers (Alena Manoli) Read More
A year ago this time I travelled to Brisbane to photograph a few families. The weather was very unpredictable and I had to cancel a few shoots due to heavy rain. Fortunately for me and for my client, on the last day of my trip the sun came out. It is always challenging and interesting to shoot on location I've never been before. But these guys chose a perfect spot for family summer session - Redcliffe Beach, a short drive from Brisbane CBD. What can be better than a beach in summer?! Read More
When Marina asked me to photograph her with the husband I was thrilled! Then I found out the have been together for 10 years and she would be wearing the same wedding dress! The chemistry between these two is so strong, I could feel love in the air from the first minutes of photoshoot! Read More
A few weeks ago I posted a sneak peak of my version of Frida Kahlo on my Facebook Page. I will certainly write a blog post with more photos, but today I want to show you what was happening behind the scenes! Thanks to Margarita from who created the sensational make-up! Also huge thank you to Alena from Gentle Flowers for this beautiful fresh flower crown. Read More
When I was choosing invitation for my wedding, I was overwhelmed with the variety and prices. Let's face it most brides want to find good quality and pay reasonable price for it. I've been looking around for ages to find premium quality DIY invites, and guess what? Good news! I found it! Classic Wedding Invitations creates unique and delicate wedding invitations for any budget.
The designs are made using revolutionary laser cutting technology, insuring each invitation is produced with precision and beauty. The intricate detailing and high quality materials contribute to the unique romantic feel of every composition. Read More
A while ago I collaborated with Izba Russian Treats and we did lifestyle photo shoot. Kids, Nutella and Russian Blini - the perfect formula to a fun morning!
Earlier this year I attended two food photography workshops. It was amazing to meet so many people who have the same passion. We all have Instagram and from time to time can't help ourselves to share the amazing food we cooked. To make your pictures better I would like to share with you some tips. Read More
Being photographer in Australia gives you unique opportunity to photograph families from different cultures. This christening I photographed in September 2014 in Russian Orthodox Church in Cabramatta. Onyi was only 2 months old. You would notice that Russian Orthodox Christening is really different from catholic. In Russian Orthodox church priest dips baby into the baptistery. The water was warm, I checked :) Read More
I am starting a series of posts on DIY projects for the wedding. Today I have an amazing florist Alena Manoli from Gentle Flowers helping us to put a beautiful bridal bouquet. Alena has more than 10 years experience and knows how to do it perfectly! Read More
I love photographing small weddings. There is always something special and cozy about them. So when I got an email from Marina, I was so happy to join their wedding as a photographer. I would love to share with you a few images from that day. The day was filled with smiles, hugs, happiness and love! Read More