Valeria Chorozidi Photography
year of birth: 1987
Q1: When did you start making art?
I think it was about 5 or 6 years ago..I actually never thought of it before..though it came very naturally..
Q2: What does inspire you?
So many elements inspire me as a fine art photographer…Nature definitely is one of the strongest..
Dreams, fairytales, fears, books, movies, the weather, my imagination..
Q3: What are your techniques?
Well, most of my works are self portraits..I do enjoy self portraits more..because I know exactly what to do, because I am the person who knows best…
I use a tripod, a remote control and photoshop CS5 for post production.
Q4: What is the main idea or feeling behind your works?
Every photograph is a unique story..
Fantasy.. dreams.. a thin line between life and death, between sorrow and happiness..
Q5: What is the main color of your art and why?
When I started photography I used more desaturated colours..
But the last 2 years I use high contrasted colours.. mostly because my themes requires it..
Q6: What would you improve about your work and why?
Oh..there is always something to improve.. I would like to work more with my main ideas though..
Q7: Do you have any project for the future?
Many projects are in my mind..or in progress..
But I would like to self publish a photography book..well maybe in a couple of years..
That’s the think I’m working on currently..
Q8: Describe yourself with 3 words capturing the essence of Valeria Chorozidi Photography.
Dark, Dreamy, Ethereal
Q9: Show us (link) your very first work. Describe it from techniques till feelings.
Hmm..i don’t think I have my very first work..i think don’t even remember it..
Q10: What did change from your first work till now?
There are many things that change me through those years..
When I started photography I didn’t have a clear vision of what I was about to do…
Though very soon I realized that I would like to work on so called fine art photography..with a clear concept.. which contain dreams, and darkness all those contrasts..
Q11: What is art for you? Escaping from reality or the essence of life?
Photography is about to create your own world..not necessarily to escape..but to create something that’s not even there..and enjoy it..
Photography is what make me feel creative..is what made me what I am..