Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Feature: Into The Blue - Tiany Kiriloff


Tiany is wearing a Bomber Jacket: Self-Portrait, Skirt: Rochas, Creepers: Prada, Love Bracelet: Cartier, Watch: Komono, Golden Bracelet: Atelier

Ever since I remember I've loved photography. When I was a kid I adored taking photographs on vacations with my parents camera. I felt ever so proud about the results when the film was developed, ahh the pre-digital age. When high-school ended I was facing tons of options about what to study in university. Was I going to study languages? Maybe becoming a translator as I had developed this natural talent for talking English fluently by the time I was 11? And my writing skills were always highly praised. Or would I follow a path less taken and do something with my growing love of art? Some options seemed so boring and were quickly crossed off the list. Others were simply a short phase where the job opportunities looked promising but luckily faded away. In the end I had translator, architect, photographer & graphic designer on my list. As I wanted to go into the creative sector, I ended up with architecture (obviously). But it seemed the most wise choice having both arts & science. I've got no regrets of my decision, my university thought me tons of skills. An architect is a homo universalis after all.

Long story short, photography & writing never left my mind. With this blog I started growing those two passions more and more. In October, I was still celebrating graduation, not in too much of a hurry to apply for a job. But when I met the Belmodo team at an event, I got talking to Tiany Kiriloff. She's a well-known fashion stylist (she hosted a cool tv-show a few years ago). She is now also a journalist & a blogger. When the Belmodo team offered me the chance to do an internship for their online fashion magazine, I didn't think twice: I wanted that place. Most of the days I mainly write articles for their site but because I love photography too they give me opportunities to develop that skill as well. Here one of the first results: a shoot I did for Tiany.

While many people, including me, wonder if I'll work in architecture in my future: I don't know. I need a 200% focus to throw myself into that passion once again, time I don't think I have. Or at least not that I want to miss. I love this blog too much, I like the things I'm doing now. My story remains unwritten, but I sometimes get this crazy feeling that there is no such thing as a coincidence. Some opportunities are thrown on your path for a reason and I'm more eager than ever to know what my future holds.








Model: Tiany Kiriloff, MUA: Jilke Juliens, Photo's: Maya Bogaert

22 comments:

  1. Ik was al nieuwsgierig naar hoe het kwam dat je voor belmodo schrijft! Zo zit dat dus. :)
    Proficiat! Het moet echt leuk zijn om voor hen te werken :D

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  2. Stage kan altijd nog! Ik snap wat je bedoelt, heb naast architectuur nog andere liefdes, die ik ook graag had gestudeerd en die door alle archidrukte soms te weinig aan bod komen... Als ik de kans krijg om volledig voor fotografie te gaan, zou ik dat ook doen!

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  3. Waw, wat een geweldige kans is dit! Uw artikels zijn goed én uw foto's zijn top, goe bezig Maya!!!

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  4. Maya! You go girl! Foto's zijn echt geweldig :D (Die schoenen van Tiany ook omgggg)!

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  5. Great job, go Maya! Wooooeeeeew :D
    Naomi, x

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  6. Its
    really nice. This page contain a huge amount of material. I think it would be
    more and more effective for all.

    Personally I like this job. Thank you for sharing.

    http://wordpressexamples.com

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  7. Great job dear! I love your photos and style

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  8. Nice job Maya.carry on.

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  9. Kei goed gedaan! Wauw, ik vind het echt top om te zien hoe je alle kansen grijpt en er gewoon voor gaat. Wat een durver! xo

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  10. Blue is my favorite color. You look good in your outfit.

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  11. hele mooie foto's! Leuke outfit en mooie locatie.

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  12. Awesome blog! Super liked it

    I'm following you on blogloving

    http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/11069387

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  13. This is a very good photo. The use of natural lighting is advantageous for the brightness of the picture. Your smile makes you look angelic. :)

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  14. love the outerwear and the accessories. everything was all put together! :)

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  15. I can only wish it was cold enough here in Manila to layer like that. Love everything about this look! :)

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  16. Wauw, goed gedaan Maya! Gogogo :)!

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  17. Gefeliciteerd met de stage! Echt superleuk! Hele mooie outfit ook van Tiany, hou van haar stijl :)

    xoxo Iris

    A DASH OF FASH

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  18. I have a lot of thoughts when it comes to my future, but I still don't know what exactly do I want to do.
    I loved the photos and Tiany's outfit! Simply gorgeous!
    xx

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  19. Eline - collars and cupcakesFebruary 21, 2014 at 9:26 AM

    Wauw, supermooie foto's!

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