Street Styles – Spotted on 5th Avenue

I have a camera with me everywhere I go. When I am out walking or spending time with friends and family I just carry the Fuji X-T1 with two lenses, one wide and one portrait lens. Everything fits in a small bag that looks like a purse and it is all I need to capture candid moments.

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Time to Go to the Park
The birds are singing and the sun is shining despite the downpour we had on Monday. Mother nature is calling us to be out and about and it is the perfect time to shoot outdoors, mix natural and artificial light, create sun flare, discover new locations.

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Dreaming of Spring

Even though it feels like it’s never going to warm up these days, putting my sweaters away on the weekend got me dreaming of spring time. Of all seasons, spring has remained my favorite time of the year.

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Behind the Scenes Video

Test shoots are a great way to meet new talent as well as practice your skills. As much as we all enjoy the flooded with information internet there is no better way to learn than practice. The more you test shoot the better you get with your lighting, posing and ability to spot and solve problems as they emerge.

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The 70s are Back!

Every season a different decade influences the runway. After Mercedes Benz fashion week it is clear the 70s are back in style not only for Spring/Summer but also for Fall/Winter 2015. The signature pieces include wide-leg pants (petite girls like me couldn’t be happier), maxi dresses, jumpsuits, fringe, suede, platform shoes, and big and bold patterns.

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Stepping in Front of the Camera

As much as I love being behind the camera, sometimes I have to step in front of it as well. I had to create a couple personal portraits to feature on my updated “about me page”. It is important to have a good representation online and give potential clients an idea who you are prior to meeting in person.

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Darina Todorova is a beauty and still life photographer based in New York.