Fashion photographer Rossella Vanon - Profoto lighting demo at The Photography Show

Lighting demos at The Photography Show 2017

For the third year in a row this year I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at The Photography Show by Profoto. Those of you who follow my Instagram, where I often post behind the scenes pictures of my shoots, know I rely on Profoto on my shoots. Ever since I first used Profoto years ago, I’ve been worrying less and less about technical issues during shooting, such as radio signal failure between trigger and light or lights missing flashes. Without these preoccupations in mind, I am able to fully concentrate on the creative side of my projects (and …

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 …