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Bella Kotak interview
“A tale of two lost in a floral world, sharing secrets only known between sisters...” (Image credit: Bella Kotak)

Picking up a camera has transformed the lives of many creatives, including Bella Kotak. A student of architecture at the time, Bella found a creative outlet in photography that allowed her to visualize and capture her thoughts and imagination, combining a passion for design and storytelling with a fascination for nature and the human form. 

gain exclusive insights

Don’t miss Bella's talk ‘Transforming Visions: Crafting Dynamic Narratives in your Studio Photography’ at The Photography & Video Show, held at the NEC Birmingham between March 16-19 2024. Her talk is scheduled from 1pm on  March 16 at the Editing & Post-Production Suite. To claim your discounted tickets, click here and use the discount code DGPTPS24

Bella Kotak interview
Bella Kotak

Bella Kotak is a fine art, fashion and portrait photographer known for her ethereal, feminine, and whimsical style. Her work is heavily influenced by the natural world, fairy tales, and strong feminine characters. Bella grew up in Kenya but is currently based in both the UK and the US, and her work has gained international recognition, featuring in various exhibitions, magazines and art publications. She is also known for her educational workshops and speaking engagements, where she shares her expertise in creative photography and post-processing techniques.


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.

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