15 DECEMBER, 2017
ONE DAY WITH ALEXANDER KOZHIN
INTERNATIONAL FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER
Alexander Kozhin is an international fashion photographer better known for his beautiful and creative backstage photography for best fashion designers, including Roberto Cavalli, John Galliano, Philipp Plein, and one of this favorites Zuhair Murad. During the last years Alexander covers the most important Fashion weeks of the world, including: Russian Fashion week, Aurora Fashion week, Miami Fashion week and Milan Fashion week and finally I had the privilege of attending Haute Couture Paris Fashion week.
I love beauty and emotions.
Where is home?
I am From Minsk, Belarus
Tell us about our beginning in photography
Long time ago I took my father’s camera and asked him to show how it had worked. It was fully manual USSR camera Tell me the story of the first show you went to My backstage passion started from Belarus Fashion week. I was an official photographer of first Belarus Fashion week. It happened by accident.
What has been your most memorable shooting and why?
My first Big show was in Paris. I’ve got an accreditation for Zuhair Murad show. And since then I collaborate with Mister Murad every season. It was almost three years ago.
What’s your favorite photo or backstage moment?
I’ve done many interesting and emotional pictures and cannot choose one. Almost all pictures what I am happy with I have done in Paris. Especially during Haute Couture.
What’s your dream backstage assignation?
I have photographed a lot of great shows during Haute Couture Paris Fashion week. But still there are some shows I want to attend such as Dior, Chanel, Valentino. Also I will be proud to be an official photographer of World Fashion weeks. And I am looking forward to visit Dubai Fashion week.
What is your favorite image you have shot recently?
One of my favorite pictures has been published in Vogue Arabia recently. It was a dynamic picture of Zuhair Murad with his models.
What advice do you have for somebody who wants to pursue photography?
Do what you love. This is only thing that can bring satisfaction