About Photographer:

Latvian born Viktorija Pashuta is up and coming photographer gaining momentum and notoriety in Southern California. Along with stunning visual language, she sprinkles a hint of marketing magic into her work, using the knowledge she gained while studying for a Masters degree in Marketing in Oxford. Viktorija has worked with Hollywood actor Leslie Odom Jr seen in 'Red Tails' and 'SMASH', 'America's Best Dance Crew' judge and singer Lil Mama, 2010 Playboy Playmate of the Year and Celebrity Apprentice star Hope Dworaczyk, Grammy nominated recording artist Kelly Price, star of Disney's TV series 'Shake it Up' Bella Thorne, and Nickelodeon's 'Fresh Beat Band' star Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer. Additionally, she has won the title 'Fashion Photographer of the Year' by the Global Photo Awards, Bronze Award in 'International Loupe Awards, Silver Award in 'Best Photograph of the Year 2011' by Better Photography magazine in the category 'Emotive Portraits' and was selected as a finalist in the 'Best of Photography 2010' by Photographer's Forum Magazine. Her work can be seen in such publications as Make Up Store, MAMI, Tantalum, 1968, Sophisticate's Black Hair, Dance Track, Glam Couture, Fierce and Lumine Style magazines.

Entry description: To me true beauty is elusive and mysterious. It doesn't have any rules and can be captured in a split of a second.