Rossella Vanon Lighting People photography lighting book

Lighting People – my new book

Have you ever had a dream, a persistent, sneaky little dream that kept you company for years and just didn’t go away? Mine was to write a book. I dreamt it so long, I started to feel comfortable around the idea that I wanted to write a book, so comfortable that I almost forgot that the whole plan was to actually write it, and not just dream about it. Then one day, in a coffee shop near my old house, I sent out an email. Several more emails turned into a meeting and that meeting turned into a proposal, which …

A date night with art

Being busy and rushing around, juggling the many tasks involved with running our own business, can easily drain the creative juices out of our bodies and at times leave us empty, with a primitive urge to get back to the root of it all, to where it all started, to the exact moment we fell in love with art in the very first place. Because, to me, loving art is not much different than loving a person or loving a place. It is just another relationship that comes with its own sequence of highs and lows, with its excitement and …

London fashion photographer Rossella Vanon

20 things about me

As a photographer, I spent years letting pictures do the talk. And while I certainly always hope that my images are worth a thousand words to some, I also realised that I have more than a thousand things to say and that megapixels were not enough of a voice anymore. The time spent behind the camera gave me the chance to express a lot of who I am in my work; every shoot deeply soaked in my mood, painted in my colours, screaming out my choices. But I am not just my work. I am more than my work. I …