Contributor Profile July 2013
Yuriy Zhuravov's work is especially appealing because she
understands the delicate balance between the business of making
images that are in demand and the joy of making images that satisfy
"What's profitable isn't always interesting to me and
that's the constant struggle," Yuriy explains, "So, I'm always
trying to find the compromise: beautiful, high quality, and stable
in the commercial market […] And that pleases me."
Yuriy enjoys shooting fashion, "but most of all, I just
prefer to shoot beautiful people".
Simply put, her work is just nice to look at. So what's
her secret? Yuriy explains, "I pay a lot of attention to the
models, new methods of post processing, creation of new concepts,
and working with light. I try to draw with light in such a way to
minimize the processing in Photoshop. I prefer quality rather than
And it shows. From elegant and natural to provocative and
conceptual, it's clear that Yuriy values the creative process and
shoots from the heart. Peruse her work on Veer (also by the name
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