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Israeli photo model originally from Ukraine, starting a career.
Maria, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Model?
Love fashion, love beauty, love me.
W.ho is your inspiration in life Maria? How do you keep inspired?
Books, movies, friends and good wine
We all make mistakes Maria; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Model; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
I would jump on a photoshoot opportunity which I have mistakenly given to my colleague...
Maria, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Model, how do you go about prioritising your clients’ needs?
What I feel passionate about and the payment rate
Please tell us, Maria, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Model?
When I was in Kiev, it was not easy to choose the best photography team for my portfolio
Maria, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
My first outdoor photo shoot was not paid, yet the photographer did exactly what I needed
Maria, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Model. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
The photoshoot in Kiev for evening dress studio
Maria, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
The photoshoot in Kiev for evening dress studio, to choose a dress that compliments me and is unique
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Model?
To be good looking and ambitious.
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Yes. Photo shoots for magazines, fashion shows and design projects
Photographers: Alexander Ureskol, Marina Kovalenko