Stavra's fine art portraits reveal the souls of each person as a result of the endearing way she connects with her subjects. She says, "Being in tune with the person or persons you are photographing is so important as you can sense what they are feeling, and bring that intimate connection to the image being created." Once the image is captured, the beauty of the final portrait builds as color, texture and tone develop into a real, authentic image showing one's true self in a one of kind Fine Art Portrait.
Stavra's love of horses is portrayed in the equestrian images she continues to create. She says "Horses are the most beautiful animal and in spite of their large size, they are truely graceful and beautiful to look at".
I remember our family portrait , black and white, hanging on the wall in our home. You would see it as soon as you entered our home. It was always there and made me feel proud of my parents, my 3 sisters and my brother. It was the most important picture hanging in our home and I still remember the day we went to the photography studio to pose for our family portrait. I was about 8 years old at the time. A family portrait is an unspoken way of saying, "TOGETHER, we are a family and each one of us is dear and beautiful and loved."