Fashion photography by Viktorija Pashuta.
Latvian born Viktorija Pashuta is internationally published and award winning fashion photographer gaining momentum and notoriety in Southern California. With visual cues rooted in dance and music, and fashion passion stemming from her European upbringing, her images are sensual, sultry, yet powerful. Viktorija’s work is known for so called ‘color therapy’ – where she uses saturated and vibrant colors to achieve the effect of fashion surrealism. Her images are very feminine and empowering at the same time to celebrate the essence of a woman.
Her work has been published in such magazines as RUNWAY (USA), GQ, Esquire, VISION (China), Prestige International (France), Essence (USA), Estetica (USA), Nylon Guys, Vogue (Italia), Tchad (Canada), Fashizblack (France), Highlights (UK), CULTURE (Australia), shooting celebrity covers for Healthy Living Magazine, Runway, Orlando Style, Justine and more.
Her celebrity work includes Paris Hilton, Kathy Griffin, Lance Bass, Taryn Manning, Bella Thorne, Kelly Price, Keke Palmer, Rochelle Aytes, James Goldstein, Sofia Richie, Brande Roderick and many more.
Additionally to photography she has established herself as a creative director, writer, producer and a fashion film director. Some of her recent awards include BEST PICTURE and BEST COSTUME DESIGN at the International Fashion Film Festival 2014 for a fashion film Kiss of a Siren (now airing worldwide on FashionTV Channels) and BEST FASHION Award At Bokeh South Africa Fashion Film Festival by Mercedes Benz 2013 for a fashion Film Lovers Game.
Her photography awards include Nominee in 7th Annual International Color Awards2014, ‘Fashion Photographer of the Year’ by the Global Photo Awards 2012, Nominee in Photography Masters Cup 2013, Fashion Category; Bronze Award in ‘International Loupe Awards and Silver Award in ‘Best Photograph of the Year 2011’ by Better Photography magazine in the category ‘Emotive Portraits’.