Author: Yulia Gorbachenko

Bolivian Salt Flats and Australian beauty: a set made in heaven

Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest salt flat, left behind by lakes that evaporated millions of years ago. Today, it’s one of the most breathtaking sights on Earth and, notably, a remarkable shooting location. That’s where Phase One Ambassador Yulia Gorbachenko travelled this summer to shoot for Harper’s Bazaar a project she developed together with creative director JP Micallef and fashion director Sandy Armeni. The editorial, titled “Heaven on Earth”, features model Alexandra Agoston immersed in the iconic panorama of the Salt Flats, her elegant figure blending with the mesmerizing landscape. The compositions are marked by lavish shades of blue and reflective textures. In the images, Yulia plays with deceiving angles and spatial perspectives to make the model look like she’s floating between watery desert and infinitely cerulean sky.   I’ll always remember the moment we entered the salt flats. What I saw seemed out of this world. The clouds, the shape of the sky, the colors – I’ve never experienced anything like it before. It just made me feel genuine happiness. I …

Capturing natural beauty with the Trichromatic

To test the new wifi tethering feature in the XF IQ4 Camera System we asked Phase One photographer Yulia Gorbachenko to put the camera through its paces on a real fashion and beauty shoot. Learn more about what inspired these beautiful images and how the combination of the new Infinity Platform and the Trichromatic is a dream team for fashion photography. What got you interested in fashion/beauty photography? “I was always an avid beauty fan. I am inspired by strong, unique, beautiful, and happy women. I’m drawn to their confidence and charisma. For me beauty is in small details and beautiful imperfections.” What is your biggest source of inspiration when preparing for a fashion shoot “It can be really anything: model, color pallete, architecture, landscape, movie, beauty or fashion trend. ” What were your initial thoughts when Phase One asked you to be one of the first photographers to shoot the Phase One XF IQ4 100MP Trichromatic Camera System? “I felt absolutely lucky! I used the Phase One camera system before (and LOVED it) and …