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About Soulla Petrou

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Soulla Petrou is a visual artist who has been working as a photographer for over 30 years. This website stores some of Soulla's vast archive of music imagery as well as her fashion, beauty, landscapes and one off works of Art in acrylic and oil paints on canvas.

Soulla Petrou is an award-winning photographer based in London. She began her career by photographing some of the most ground breaking musicians and Dj's of the 90s and 00s. 
Her work has been published extensively in magazines and newspapers. Soulla was a regular contributor to magazines such as The Face, Mixmag, DJ magazine and The Saturday Times as well as shooting for dance label Defected. Her work includes images of Geri Halliwell back in 1994, pre Spice Girls showing early signs of an emerging Ginger Spice; Britpop heroes Blur during their concert in Sweden in 1997 for the launch cover of The Saturday Times new music supplement, Metro, and Frankie Knuckles "The Godfather of House" in 2007 for the 20th Anniversary of music label Def Mix. The list includes, Underworld, Orbital, Supergrass, Goldie, Kula Shaker, The Chemical Brothers and many more. 
Soulla's music portraits won her 3rd place at The International Photography Awards in 2008. She is also featured in "The World's Top Photographer's- Celebrity & Performance" a book published in 2009. In 2023 Soulla published a book featuring her vast music photography archive in a book titled " Rewind- Journey of a Music Photographer" some of these images can be seen on her commercial website in the archive section, http://www.soullapetrou.com/a1.html

Soulla continues to work as a photographer mostly in the advertising industry.

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BIOG PDF  ARTIST STATEMENT  CV  PRESS RELEASE  FOLIO OF IMAGES PDF

 

Awards

2023 Finalist in The Association of Photographers Awards in Fashion & Beauty category

2022 BIPP Photographer of the Year National Print Competition Award for Siren

2015 PM Awards- 2 Gold Awards for Saatchi Health for Allergan "Real Expressions" Campaign

2015 IPA - Honourable Mention in Advertising/ Fashion

2014 Prix de la Photographie-Silver in Advertising/Fashion Category for Ted Baker Footwear Campaign

2014 Prix de la Photographie -3rd Place Peoples Choice for Ted Baker Footwear Campaign

2014 Moscow International Foto Awards- Honourable Mention for Fashion Photography in New Style Russia Magazine.

2012 IPA- Honourable Mention in Fashion Advertising Category and Conceptual Advertising Category.

2011 IPA- Honourable Mention in Music Category

2009 IPA- Honourable Mention in Fashion Category. 2010 IPA- Honourable Mention in Beauty Category. 

2009 Professional Photographer of the Year- Commended in Advertising Category

2008 International Photography Awards (IPA)- Advertising Category (Music) 3rd Place

2005 Fuji Distinctions- Merit Award

2003 Fuji Distinctions- Merit Award 

2002 Fuji Fashion Collective - Merit

2002 Fuji Distinctions- Distinction Award

Exhibitions/Auctions

2023 Milestones Exhibition at Museum of Modern Electronic Music (MOMEM) Frankfurt

2022 Art Aid Ukraine at The Auction Collective

Book Press

Guardian Feature

Mixmag Feature

Wonderland Feature

DJ Magazine Feature

Decoded Magazine Feature

Faze Magazine

PhotoWhoa


 

If you're looking to commission Soulla for any photography work please visit http://www.soullapetrou.com

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