New members only: Get access to member benefits starting at $29.99. Access classes, stats, and more!Upgrade now
Polina Rabtseva

Polina Rabtseva

113209

Affection

Views
Likes
Comments
6.1M
112K
6085
Born in Minsk, Belarus, Polina Rabtseva, is a director/photographer based in Los Angeles & New York. Raised by an architect and engineer, she was exposed to both creative and technical thinking from an early age. An environment that fostered her interest in visual storytelling, and led to experimentation with photography and video. Initially trained as a painter, her youthful eye was drawn to the soft female forms and fantasy settings of Botticelli, Raphael, and Michelangelo. Later, as a photographer, she found inspiration in the raw, highly sophisticated, photographic style of Helmut Newton. Decidedly singular in her approach, Polly is foremost a modern digital filmmaker. Effortlessly embracing all aspects of her craft, she is equally proficient with lighting, camera, editing, sound design and animation. This application of her personal touch at every stage of the process ensures each film is not only imbued with unique visual style but is distinctively hers. She describes her work as an attempt to distill the purest essence of human emotion through the process of sculpting sound and images in time. A relative newcomer to commercial filmmaking, her work has been sought and commissioned by notable brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Bacardi, and FashionTV. She is a featured contributor at dissolve.com.
Simon Alexander
Photos 174
Likes 118067
Comments 2810
Agata Serge
Photos 253
Likes 371672
Comments 5745
Roger Hill
Photos 64
Likes 62662
Comments 2230
Matthew Eagar
Photos 54
Likes 222
Comments 18
Pascalé Domenico
Photos 40
Likes 22151
Comments 429
Alexandra Kim
Photos 50
Likes 3576
Comments 90
Katerina Annenkova
Photos 61
Likes 26024
Comments 698
Drew Haran
Photos 151
Likes 1197
Comments 76
Eric Esterle
Photos 221
Likes 41528
Comments 1584
Adrian C. Murray
Photos 484
Likes 750189
Comments 22768