“I am Yana Mostitsky, a creative commercial portrait photographer”

I enjoy creating artistic portraits that show off my client’s personality, profession and style, through illustrative narrative with a classic, somewhat surrealistic touch. I am also a fan of the retro style, simple portraiture, either in color or monochrome. In my imagery, I seek to empower my subjects. The combination of controlled lighting, attention to detail, well-planned color palette and direction of the subject into the right mood and pose are the parts of the puzzle that create a unique portrait. At the end of the day, achieving the desired result makes me incredibly satisfied with what I do. 
*Image by Muhammad Saadiq 
Winner in Student-Portrait | Creative Quarterly (CQ61) - 2020
Honorable mention | Vienna International Photo Awards - 2020     
Honorable Mention in Portrait | Chromatic Photography Awards - 2020
Honorable mention in Portrait, Children and Fine Art-Nudes | International Photography Awards (IPA) - 2021
Silver in People-Children | Budapest International Foto Awards (BIFA) - 2021
Platinum in Commercial Photography - Advertising | Muse Photography Awards - 2021
Bronze in Advertising-Conceptual | One Eyeland Photography Awards - 2021 
Best in Show Award | Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco - 2022
Silver in Editorial-Fashion | The Moscow International Photo Awards (MIFA) - 2022
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