Photographer Mariya Pepelanova was born in Bulgaria, where grew up in the mountains. As child she had a strong visual mind and creativity has always been deeply rooted in her heart.

By the age of 21 she fell in love and moved to Copenhagen. Here she attended Copenhagen Film and Photo School, however finds herself more of an autodidact photographer.

As a female photographer she has a soft, light and at times even poetic photographic style. Her images are characterized by movement, playfulness, creativity and a play with perspectives enabling her to tell fascinating stories, whether being in studio or on location.

Her personal drive and wish to keep developing and challenging her visual eye and work makes her a sought after partner in creating new concepts, exchanging ideas and new ways of working.

Mariya Pepelanova lives in Copenhagen with her family, but works internationally for a wide range of Scandinavian and global brands and publications.