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BIO

Alena Sazonova is a professional fashion, beauty and commercial photographer. She resides in San Francisco, but splits her time between New York and Los Angeles.

Alena started her career in the fashion industry as a model. Being enamored by the world of fashion photography and inspired by the art of Helmut Newton, Richard Avedon, and Marc Lagrange, she started her experiments with a camera.

After quitting her modeling career, Alena followed her interest in advertising. Working for world known advertising agencies, Alena got strong skills in production, art direction and management.  She still combined her full time job with passion for photography.

Still, Alena kept improving her skills, developing her taste and working hard to take her photography to the next level. She quit her corporate career in 2009 and dedicated herself to fashion photography.

Today, Alena works with cosmetics brands, apparel and accessories companies, fashion designers, jewelry companies, active wear manufacturers, among others. She also has a significant number of fashion and beauty editorials published by US and European magazines.

Besides being in love with her work, Alena is also passionate about traveling, running, drawing. Her focus on self-improvement practices allows her to keep growing as an artist and as a human being. 

EXPERTISE

  • Fashion and beauty photography 
  • Editorial photography 
  • Lookbooks for apparel brands and fashion designers 
  • Skin care products 
  • Cosmetics 
  • Fitness photography, active wear 
  • Jewelry and accessory collections and advertising
  • Still / Product photography
  • Portraiture
  • Advanced retouching

PUBLICATIONS
Numero 
Grazia 
NAKID Magazine 
NYLON Magazine 
FAULT Magazine 
LUCY's Magazine 
Volition Magazine 
HUF Magazine 
INC. 
Trend Prive Magazine    
VGXV Magazine
Bello Magazine 
Dapifer Magazine 
Obvious Magazine 
Laud Magazine 
Rogue Magazine 
House of Solo 
Giuseppina Magazine 
Dreamingless 
Blake Magazine 
LEWIS Magazine
Period Magazine
A Book Of Magazine
Dark Beauty Magazine
Astound Magazine
Obscurae Magazine
ELEGANT Magazine 
Ellements Magazine 
Kaltblut Magazine 
THE STORM Magazine 
Atlas Magazine 
The Alchemist Magazine 
JUTE Fashion Magazine 
Estella Magazine 
Fashion Shift Magazine
Volant Magazine
and others