We had the good fortune of connecting with Alina Grafkina and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Alina, what is the most important factor behind your success?
One of the the main reasons I wake up every morning is my passion for art. I love creating new content and showing the world the beauty they don’t see in simple things. The trust in my style and hard work are the main cause behind my success.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I get to hear a lot from people that I am really talented although I think I am more hard working that is what sets me apart from other artists. I try to shoot at least twice per day and don’t take too long with post production so I can move on to the next shoot. I was trying so hard to be a professional since my first day of shooting. I would stay at home and keep watching other famous photographer’s work and try to understand the techniques they used. So I tried to speed up this process by doing way more photo shoots than others. However, the lesson I’ve learnt is you won’t get there without an experience and some time.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I really love The beach. I would take my friend to Laguna Beach so he can Enjoy the landscapes and some picnic in that beautiful area.
Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I honestly get inspired by so many people who are dedicated to their work. I love to see the people who are following their dreams, doesn’t matter either you’re an artist or an engineer as long as you’re passionate and hard working you’re inspiring me.
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