Yana Paskova

Yana Paskova

Leica Women Foto Project 2019 Awardee

Yana Paskova is a Bulgaria-born, Chicago-bred, Brooklyn-based photojournalist and writer. The spark that drives her is her passion for creative visuals, science, music, climate change, the economic and political state of the world, the beauty of the written word, architecture, anthropology, and the true sense of equality. Yana lets her camera define her geography, aiming to create photographs that combine unique aesthetics with a strong narrative, style with meaning — whether in a historic context or just beyond the surface of mundanity. Yana’s clients include National GeographicThe Washington PostThe New York Times, NPR, Getty Images, and Reuters, amongst others. She has received awards from PDN’s Photo Annual and American Photography, grants to further her projects from the Pulitzer Center, the International Women’s Media Foundation, Getty Images + Panasonic Lumix, and exhibits via ICP online and Bulgaria’s National Gallery of Art.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Yana Paskova

Leica Women Foto Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Explore works by the 2019 recipients of the inaugural Leica Women Foto Project award. The exhibiting artists are Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova, and Eva Woolridge, whose work highlight today’s social and political climate observed through the female perspective.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Yana Paskova

Sep 192021

The Art Of Pitches & Proposals (ENCORE RECORDING)

Join us in a crash course for tips that cover everything from job searching, responding to proposal requests, crafting the perfect caption and grant submissions, as well as best practices for photo-editing.

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Sep 192020

Diversity in Visual Storytelling

Explore the unique visual dialogues of our esteemed Leica Women Foto Project 2019 awardees, Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova and Eva Woolridge, in a multi-dimensional conversation covering topics from gender parity in visual storytelling to the value of a personal project.

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