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I am Karin Kovalsky, born in Israel and later live in America and beautiful parts of Asia. Like many artists, I was inspired at a very tender age, my inspiration came mainly from my dad who was a talented sculptor/artist. Through his eyes, I had learned to see things from different angles and to appreciate the beauty in life may not always be perfect.

After graduating from the Hawaii Pacific University, I was offered an internship with the Honolulu magazine and subsequently a full-time job as staff photographer with the Pacific Basic Communication, Hawaii’s most prominent publication. During my engagement with them, my editorial work include lifestyle, environment business portraiture, fashion political and events coverage.

As I have always been curious about the mystical Asia, I left Hawaii in 2010 to move to Asia enabling myself to travel around while freelancing as a photographer. Having tasted the nostalgia of the Chinese culture I was fascinated by it and have later decided to move to Shanghai. I now work as a Creative Director a local Design Venture company ( DVF )  and if time allows I independently collaborate  with creative agencies and corporations here in China on food, product, environmental photography projects.  My passion still lies in capturing people at their moments, working on human portraitures.

Art is something that is a constant pursue in my work and I hope this will continue to be my inspiration – “Photography is the power of observation, it’s the process of learning to see.“ Ken Rockwell

我是古凯茵,出生于美丽的国度以色列。由于父亲是名雕塑家,我从小就受到父亲的熏陶,爱上艺术,更是受他耳鸣目染,对事物都常以不同的视角去观察,学习欣赏不完整的美丽。我很多作品的灵感都来自父亲的启发。

我在夏威夷大学获得摄影艺术学科的学士后,前后在当地有名的杂志出版社任职首席摄影师,当时摄影作品包括生活时尚,商务环境跟人物,时装领域跟活动报道等。

我向往东方的魅力,于是在2011年决定旅居台北,为了方便走访其他亚洲国家。我爱上中国文化,在2013年更选择了时尚蓬勃的上海作为定居地。目前主要和创意行业跟企业合作,成为他们的指定摄影师。我现在的摄影作品包括食品,时尚摄影,环境跟人物。我本身却对人物摄影情有独钟。

我在中国期间也在偶然机会下接触了公益事业,并得参与其中。我跟[中国善心会],一起合作凑备出版一册摄影集。这本叫“路”的摄影集纪录了我们当时到四川山里去采集当地留守儿童生活的点点滴滴。出版摄影集的目的是为了使更多人了解跟关爱这群孩子。这本摄影集将会在2015年做国内巡回展览,展会上也将展示从儿童眼中的世界,由他们自拍的摄影作品。我更也希望这本摄影集能从山里走向世界,就像孩子们的梦,走出一条他们生命里的’路“。

追求艺术是我由衷的执着,希望这也是我永远的动力。“摄影是种观察的力量,它更是一种学习‘意视‘的过程” -Ken Rockwell