Daniel Ilinca took Fantasy, Nude, Surrealism, Fashion, Glamour and Boudoir, mixed them up, added his amazing Photoshop skills and developed his own unique style of photography, which can be described as conceptual glamour.
Born in 1976 in Râmnicu Vâlcea, this Romanian artist was planning to become an accountant. But between his economics classes he always found time for his hobby: photography. Ever since he was 13, Daniel Ilinca remembers walking around his hometown with his very old analog camera.
Daniel Ilinca’s creative process is really time consuming. The work the artist invests in each photograph takes up from two to five hours. He’d rather make an extra effort to capture the perfect image than overuse Photoshop. Saying he likes to keep his editing to a minimum, Daniel Ilinca relies most on his great talent, as he is a self-taught photographer.
Still, he gives the proper credit to his state of the art equipment, which Daniel Ilinca earned in the many photography contests he has won. Receiving two gold medals in the Trierenberg Super Circuit in 2011, he was featured in Britain’s Digital Photography magazine and Poland’s Foto Kurier.
Not only does he have a one-of-a-kind imagination and talent, but also a lot of courage; Daniel Ilinca takes risks in his photographs. Either if it’s surreal surroundings featuring a beautiful woman, mind-blowing portraits, reinterpretations of famous characters, or creative scenarios that makes you curious about the story behind the images, his art always takes us far away from reality, into a magical, fantasy world.