Kostadin Krustev – Koko – part of CampOUT

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We present to you Koko, our next CampOUT mentor:

Kostadin Krustev - Koko

Kostadin Krastev - Koko is regarded as one of the most influential fashion and portrait photographers in Bulgaria.

Some of the most well-known Bulgarian personalities have posed for his camera - musicians, singers, actors, politicians, athletes, etc. He has shot the covers of most fashion magazines in Bulgaria.

His artistic subjects include Lily Ivanova, Raina Kabaivanska, Alex Raeva, Galena, Gala, Ovanes Torosian, Diliana Popova, Ivet Lalova and many more and have been published in magazines such as Amica, Esquire, Grazia, OK, etc.

He is the winner of the Golden Needle Award 2013 in the Fashion Photographer category.

Koko was born in Plovdiv, graduated from the Technical School and studied Photography at the National Academy For Theatre and Film Arts.

Koko travels constantly to exotic destinations in pursuit of the perfect location.


13th Annual Music Awards of New Folk magazine for 2010 - Photographer of the Year - Kostadin Krastev - Koko

14th Annual Music Awards of 2011 New Folk Magazine - Photographer of the Year - Kostadin Krastev - Koko

Golden Needle 2013 - Fashion Photographer Award of the Year


There is nothing more inspirational to me than a truly beautiful woman. And I think every woman is beautiful.

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CampOUT 2020 is part of the three-year project "Empowering young LGBTI people through access to services, motivation and focused policy change", implemented with financial support, provided by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the EEA Financial Mechanism. The main objective of the project is to support and empower young LGBTI people and the professionals supporting them.

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