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The story behind the photo: Veneta and the flowers

The story behind the photo: Veneta and the flowers

. 3 min read

In a series of publications, we introduce to you the authors of the Monochrome Hub Gallery and their stories behind the photos. See and learn from first hand where and how the photographs were taken, the feelings they provoke and the inspiration they evoke.

Today we meet you with Veneta Karamfilova.

Veneta Karamfilova portrait
Veneta Karamfilova

"The fragile beauty of flowers has always fascinated me for being such a perfect metaphor of how ephemeral life is. It's so poetic and yet so tragic - I'm here, I'm beautiful and I'm going to die.
I love flowers. I'm always surrounded by a vase filled with a fragrant bouquet."

"Some of the flowers I photograph are from my own garden, other are bought, borrowed from friends or simply found growing along the walkways and fields around my house. I like diversity. I think real beauty is in diversity and imperfection. In bloom or decaying, just like people, flowers come in all shapes and sizes. And just like people, it's the differences that make them special, unique and remembered."

"I photograph both in studio and at home. I have this little corner in my kitchen, beautifully lit by two windows facing east and north. The quality of light they give is vital for revealing the beautiful colors and shapes of the flowers. And that is essential for my photographs."

Flowers#74, limited edition art photo by Veneta Karamfilova, Monochrome Hub Gallery artist
Flowers #74, 2017 - 50x50 cm / Limited edition of 200 copies
Flowers#61, artwork by Veneta Karamfilova, Monochrome Hub Gallery Artist
Flowers #61, 2017 - 50x50 cm / Limited edition of 200 copies

Insert into your home the beautiful flowers of Veneta. You can browse and buy them here


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