From Corsica to Memphis

my name is Sarah, nice to meet you!

Sarah Rossi Photography is now Sélavie Photography

Growing up in Corsica, a beautiful island in the South of France, Sarah was fortunate to live in a world filled with blue skies, crystal clear waters, and natural forests, ready to be explored and photographed.

As a young girl, her mother, an interior designer, introduced her to her world… she was blessed to meet amazing artisans, to visit beautiful houses and hotels.

Following her mother’s footsteps, she studied Interior Design at the Beaux Arts in Toulouse. While there, she took a Film Photography class and the magic began.

“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”

Dorothea Lange

She graduated, but sensed something was missing which would complete her education. So, she packed up her bags and traveled to Paris where she studied Fine Art. Her world expanded as she discovered and learned the crafts of engraving, painting, and photographing.

Moving to New York few years later, she studied Photography at the International Center of Photography, to learn as much as possible the different techniques of photographing, lighting, propping…