Valeriya Vygodnaya, Collaborator

Soulivity Magazine



Valeriya Vygodnaya is a Russian-born photographer, who lives and works in London and Paris.  Her inspiration is based on theater, ballet, and cinematography. While traveling around the world, she collects impressions of different movements in contemporary art.


Valeriya’s musical and acting background helps her to explore and understand the psychology of the performer on the stage, in front of the camera and behind the scenes. She treats each shoot as an adventure and experiment, carefully prepared but leaving a space for a chance and very special “decisive moment.”

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Valeriya Vygodnaya is Russian-born photographer who lives and works between London and Paris.  She studied photography at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and London College of Communications. Valeriya developed an interest in art, fashion and dance photography and started her career shooting mainly on 35mm black and white film. Nowadays she is using mixed practice with analog and digital technologies.


Her work has been exhibited in London, Paris and  Saint Petersburg with limited editions of her silver-gelatin prints being held in private collections. In 2011 she teamed up with her friends and established the concept photography boutique “Double Vie.”

Make sure to follow her on social media:

Facebook: VygodnayaPhotography

Instagram: Vygodnaya_Photo

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