For me personnaly, street photography is a love confession to life.
I love to feel life as you do it in street photography. I love to capture the beauty of everyday moments, to discover magic in ordinary days. I go out in the world, open my heart and eyes and see what happens.
COUNTRY | Germany
BIO | Elena Alexandra war born in St. Petersburg, Russia. She studied Informatics, Psychology, Political Science, and Arts in Russia, Germany, and Spain.
Trained as a classical painter, she discovered her passion for street photography while working as a newspaper reporter in Madrid.
Since then, she is capturing street scenes of her daily life and life in South America, whilst traveling. Known as @bloomsofmind on Instagram, Elena is a curator of a @fromstreetswithlove street photography feature site.
Elena´s work has been exhibited in San Francisco, USA; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Palermo, Italy; Częstochowa, Poland, and New York, USA. She won the second place for the “Moment” Award, the 1st International Biennale of Street Photography 2019, Częstochowa, Poland.
Besides Elena´s dedication to street photography, she is working as a researcher for e-mental health and a psychotherapist, practicing the humanistic psychotherapy approach “Logotherapy and Existentialism” by Viktor Frankl.
In her counseling work, she combines visual and introspective approaches, using photography as a means of expression. Elena is currently living in Hamburg, Germany.