Mariana Soto is a visual artist working with photography and videography for more than 7 years. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Social Communication in Venezuela. When she moved to New York she studied at The New York Film Academy and the International Center of Photography. Her work has been published nationally and exhibited several times in different galleries in Miami including Curators Voice Art Project where she won first place in a photography contest.
She specializes in engagements, family and event photography, having completed over 150 shoots around New York and Miami. She also has extensive experience in product photography, having been hired by E-commerce platforms. Even though she has extensive experience in these events, she also feels significantly passionate about street and documentary photography.
I love creating memories through photographs. It is really beautiful to be able to capture special moments and make them unforgettable.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I have done many family and engagement photos. I like to try to capture their personalities, to make them laugh, to enjoy the process to be photographed. It is really important for me to make them feel safe and relaxed.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
- 1st Place Photography - Curators Voice Art Project. Miami, 2018. - 1st Place Photography - Curators Voice Art Project. Miami, 2016. - Promax Awards Latin America 2014 - TV History Channel.
A fun fact about this photographer
I used to be a very shy person when I started University but I took 3 years of acting classes which helped me develop an outgoing personality.