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Darian Volkova

Nominated in Dance

About Darian Volkova

Darian Volkova is more than just a Russian ballet photographer, she’s a teacher. Her behind-the-scenes Instagram videos show just how much work goes into placing a ballerina’s body into the proper pose for the best possible ballet photograph. As a self-described “ballet maniac,” Darian knows how to show a ballerina’s talent through her photos. Her childhood dreams of ballet turned into a multifaceted reality by becoming a ballerina, a ballet photographer, and an international ballet spokesperson, bringing her passion to the 160K+ followers of her @dorianvolkova feed.

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