Fine Art Photographer
Susanna Patras is a professional award-winning fine art landscape and travel photographer whose images convey simplicity, elegance and a touch of mystery.
Born in Romania, and American by adoption, Susanna Patras often travels between Europe and America. She recently spent time in Romania and Portugal focusing on travel, fine art landscape photography and environmental portraits.
Susanna Patras has a B.A. degree in English Literature from Thomas Edison State University, and diplomas in Multimedia and Professional Photography from Sessions College for Professional Design and New York Institute of Photography.
Although she loved to paint as a child and play with her parents’ SLR, Susanna Patras started writing poetry in high school and interned at a local newspaper while in college. She won several poetry awards before making the transition to photography.
In 1998, Susanna Patras moved to the United States. Soon after, she bought her first video camera and started to experiment with a new way to tell stories. After working as an assistant in a fashion/beauty photography studio in New York, she discovered her true passion for travel and fine art landscape photography.
She dedicates a good amount of time photographing nature, or natural subjects in her studio, in particular low-key black and white landscapes, seascapes, plants, and abstracts. Her work has been mostly influenced by minimalism and American modernism.
Her work won several international awards, was exhibited in art galleries and was featured in several magazines, such as Landscape Photography Magazine, Dodho Magazine, Light, A Journal of Photography and Poetry, Daily Mail Newspaper, and others.
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