Kristina Varaksina is a Russian photographer based in New York and San Francisco. Before getting her MFA in Photography at Academy of Art University San Francisco, Varaksina studied Graphic Design and Advertising in The Ural State Academy of Visual Arts and Architecture and has worked as an Art Director at international advertising agencies in Moscow. She is a winner of numerous US and international awards in fine art and commercial photography. Her artwork is represented by galleries in San Francisco, Nashville, and Berlin. Her focus is portrait, fashion, beauty, advertising, and Fine Art photography with an emphasis on story telling and shot design. Female and children related subjects are the biggest part of Varaksina’s personal work. In her photography Kristina explores human emotions and behavior. Her work speaks through metaphors and translates a mood through carefully chosen color palette and play of light.
This is a sample of her work
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