Featured Photographers: Dmitry and Victoria Fedotov

Dmitry and Victoria Fedotov of DVF Photography make some beautiful imagery and we are very excited to be featuring them on the blog today. They are, so far, the only Russian photographers awarded a prize in recognition of achievements in photography at the hands of Pierre Cardin, in Paris (2009).

They have won multiple prizes and are winners of competitions from the ISPWP.  They were winners in the international competitions of the AG|WPJA, ranked 16th in the world by the end of 2012In January 2013, they entered the Top 20 of the World competition by WPS and took seventh place.

A few words from Dmitry, “I use an individual approach to each client and each time, create something new. I really love photography – it’s what I live and breathe for. This is what has allowed me, for almost 10 years, to create high-quality results for clients around the world.”

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How did you get started in Photography?

We started photography many,  many years ago. We took pictures for magazines (Beauty, Collezioni), politics (Putin, Medvedev), newspapers, fashion weeks, fashion designers and finally went to Wedding Photography. The first time it was just a hobby, but now it’s a lifestyle.
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What has contributed to your success?

 Hard work and I hope some talent of course.
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What is the most important thing for your continued success?

Also hard work and of course making our vision and our philosophy more perfect day by day.
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What’s the best business advice you’ve ever received?

From Warren Buffett: No matter how great the talent or efforts, some things just take time. You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.
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What is most important in your photography?

Not to show just good looks but to show people who they are and how they are wonderful.

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And very soon, Dmitry has a book coming out, “Wedding Photography Guide.” Stay tuned, we will be letting you know when and where you can find it!

Also Dmitry is an international judge for ISPWP and WPS and a Queensberry Albums brand photographer.