Q: What equipment do you use for shooting?
A: I mostly use my old DSLR Nikon D40x for taking photos. Until the body gives up I have no intention of buying a new one. Investing in lenses is the better choice for me. The lens I use almost exclusively is the AF-S Zoom-Nikkor ED 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G IF DX VR. I will also take photos with my iPhone5.

Q: How do you shoot your photos to always look so bright?
A: There are different ways to produce the effect of my photos. First of all always try to shoot with natural light. Adjust the aperture of the camera lens and the brightness. I also use a natural light lamp when I shoot close ups at night.

Q: What kind of software do you use to edit your photos?
A: I almost exclusively use Photoshop. I make my own actions as to provide with all my pictures with a unified feel and reduce editing time. When needed for fine tuning of the colors and shadows of the pictures I will also use the following tools Photoshop provides : Levels, Hue/Saturation,Curves and appropriately make use of gradients, blending tools and blur.

Q: Will you show us some before and after pictures?
A: Certainly! You can see some examples below.

Q: I would love to be able to use some of your actions!
A: Now you can! I have created an Etsy Shop just for this reason, one of my most popular configures emulating daylight as seen below can be purchased here! I appreciate every little bit of support 🙂


  1. susieohcreative
    August 27, 2014 / 7:32 am

    You're such an inspiration. Thank you for sharing this 🙂

    • Katerina
      August 27, 2014 / 10:03 am

      You are welcome, happy you like it!

  2. Samantha @Style Space & Stuff.
    November 8, 2015 / 9:31 pm

    just letting you know that your photoshop actions seem to have a bug attached to it, downloaded your soft actions and spent the rest of the evening trying to restore my computer, the bug prevents google chrome from opening.

    • Katerina
      November 8, 2015 / 9:48 pm

      Thank you for your input however the action is a simple .ant file I don't see how it can be bugged, especially in a way that would prevent google chrome from opening. Just to test it I downloaded to my boyfriends computer and run it and there was no issue at all.I also just scanned it with antivirus and it shows no problems. Maybe it was something else that was problematic with your computer? I do hope you managed to fix whatever the problem was, I hate when things are bugged!

    • Samantha @Style Space & Stuff.
      November 9, 2015 / 3:58 pm

      Hello Katerina, sent you a screenshot of what I got to your email account, think I may have pressed the wrong button, apologies.

  3. adriana vectora
    February 10, 2018 / 3:51 am

    by utilizing what is there to the maximum can also produce a good work