The Russian documentary and portrait photographer, Daria Troitskaia, was born in Saint Petersburg, brought up in Vienna, and recently relocated to Milan after spending several years in Malta.
Formally trained at an art school and well-versed in graphic and web design, she has also worked as an art director before turning to photography full-time. Guided by her continuous interest in photography on a practical and a theoretical level, she completed
several courses in photography, among them the “Sotheby’s course Art as Global Business”, to enhance her skills in photography and art.
After releasing “Maltese Exposures”, a book with street photography motives of Malta in 2020, she now focuses on the juxtaposition of technological order and human life in several projects. Apart from aerial shots, this series of projects also explores artistic motives connected to vintage cars and the echoes of wartime on the beaches of Normandy, as well as fashion portrait photography.
Besides expanding her artistic vision, Troitskaia is also interested in the photographic. gear itself: she has assembled an impressive collection of cameras and enjoys experimenting with different equipment.