Interview: Model Aleksandra Pieczek (Poland)
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Can you tell us a little about you?
My name is Alexandra, I was born in Cracow, and I'm studying tourism and recreation here. Except photomodeling, I have another hobby like drawing (my biggest passion), dancing, and swimming. I'm interested in psychology, biology and foreign languages.
If you could change anything about yourself, what would it be?
Hmm... Right now I would like to change others way of thinking, because I think that, if someone has complexes, the best way is to overcome them and change our weakness into strenght, so I did it. The key to happiness is to accept ourselves and changing everything, what makes us sad. Then answer is – I wanna be myself, just the way I am :)
How did you start modeling?
When I was younger, I went to the cinema with my mom, and the movie was about young and normal girl, who became a photomodel. It was my dream to be like her, but I hadn't any conditions (+13 kg more, and I didn't care about myself). After my metamorphosis, my old friend suggested me that I should try, so I added myself to photo groups with different orders for models. He had right, because now I can't imagine my life without it. My stubbornness brought me here and support from my close friends.
What do you think of the work as a model?
I could kill everyone, who ever said it's easy to be a photomodel. Of course – it gives so many great experiences ,which shows how many things people can do for perfect photo- people who have different vievs of the world. I'm sure it teaches a lot of courage and creativity. Anyway I really love the fact I can be anyone when I'm posing.
What is your beauty regimen?
My beauty regimen isn't so surprising. I'm natural - it's enough for me when I keep make up on my face for few hours.. It's really tiring. Unfortunately, I'm not this kind of girl, who can eat everything ,what she wants to. I have to care about it, so I eat healthy food regulary. I try to move a lot too, for example swimming, bike, badminton and long walks.
What are your plans for the future?
I wanna graduate my studies and then find good job – time will show if It's my way, because I'm wondering all the time about my future. I wanna care about myself, my health, about my friends and relationship. By the way I think about being dietician. For sure I want to continue my adventure with photomodeling.
What are your personal qualities which distinguish you from others?
For sure I'm direct, stubborn and sincere. I hate false people, who prefer lie than tell the truth.
Except that I'm lovely, helpful, so I try to make my friends smiling all the time, and I always listen what they want to tell me. Long, healthy hair and big eyes (which make up artists loves the most) are distinguish me from others too :D
What are some of your favorite experiences so far?
There is many interesting experiences for me, for example underwater session, or posing with horses. Besides great places and new situation in my life, I was in few music videos, lookbooks, callendar, awarded by Playboy, and awarded metamorphosis by Daily Mail.
Do you have any advice for those who want to start modeling?
Unfortunately, it's a brutal world.. The most important is not to give up , even if someone tells you that you're weak and it's not your world. The truth is that you can be anyone, and you can make your dreams come true. The courage and distance will make you confident. Don't forget about good polaroids, and be careful about yourself - always check people, with whom you will work.
What do you think of the magazine?
I really love it, it's nice to watch and read about another people from this "world", and of course I'm really happy to be here too !