Category : Nona Hora

Beautiful Sights of Minsk Botanical Garden

Today, I’d like to share my photo story from the Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, which in the year of 2012 celebrated its 80th anniversary. Located in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, the garden is home to about 9,000 varieties of plants planted over an area of 96 hectares (240 acres), which makes it …

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I Was Here!

I am sure that every traveler has taken at least one I Was Here! photo of him/herself – a Postcard-photo. Years ago, a traveler had to go to a post office to mail a postcard with a view of a visited place. In the era of digital photography, cellphone cameras, and Internet, especially with Wi-Fi available at any hotel and …

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Prague: Portraits of Strangers

The Organ-grinder playing a hand organ for money, Man riding a Penny-Farthing bicycle, Living statue watching a cute girl, Shrek calling Princess Fiona (or Donkey), Musicians playing Jazz on the Charles Bridge, Street Artist drawing a portrait of a beautiful model, Travelers and Praguers enjoying a beautiful day… All these are in the second part of my photos of strangers …

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Prague: Street Portraits

I guess you might have noticed how Crazy In Love I am with Street Portrait Photography :) Today I continue sharing my street photography from Prague, Czech Republic. Besides four posts of joyful photographs taken during Prague Pride Gay Parade and a post with bridal street photography, here is another post with the portraits of strangers I photographed in Praha …

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Street Wedding Photography: Brides in Czech Republic and Belarus

As Atlanta Wedding Photographer, I was very excited about the street wedding photography project I planned to photograph during my travel to Europe this summer. Fortunately, I visited Prague, Czech Republic and Minsk, Belarus on Saturdays- the wedding days. So it wasn’t difficult to find the newlyweds on the streets. In Nemiga, Minsk’s Old Town district, I counted fifteen brides …

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Oktoberfest in Alpine Helen, Georgia

Dedicated to Helen’s 100th Anniversary. Helen, Georgia is a village-replica of a Bavarian alpine town located in the Northeast Georgia. The town’s population is around 500 people. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains (Appalachians) on the Chattahoochee River, it is a very popular tourist destination for mountain camping, hiking, tubing, fishing, bird watching, and more. There is also a good …

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Delta. Atlanta, My Travel Transporters: Airplanes

Every time I travel by air I take a few photos of an airplane before take-off or after landing or sometimes I take a few shots in or from a cabin during the flight. This is the second post of my Airplanes 2013 photos. See the first part here- My Travel Transporters: Airplanes. Click on image to view full size.

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My Travel Transporters: Airplanes

Note: A transporter is a fictional teleportation machine. I love traveling by air. The sound and view of an airplane taking off from a runway always make me smile :) The feeling of arrival, the feeling of upcoming adventure, is the most exciting feeling a traveler can experience… The important part is to do not spoil it in the air …

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A Street Vendor. Hanoi, Vietnam

The first stop on my Shocking Asia trip was the city of Ha Noi and its Old Quarter district. The oldest area of Vietnam, Hanoi’s Old Quarter has a history of 2,000 years and is the Soul of the city. The area is often called the “36 Old Streets”. The legend tells that many years ago there might have been …

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Gay Parade Prague Pride 2013

The last set of my people watching street photography from gay parade Prague Pride 2013. Read a pilot post Photo Reportage from Gay Parade Prague Pride 2013 here, view all photos from the event here. Click on image to view full size.

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Gay Parade Prague Pride 2013

The continuing photo story of my people watching in Prague, Czech Republic. I’ve selected another set of 30+ street photos from Prague Pride parade and will publish all images in two posts. Just a reminder, this event started at 1PM and ended at 4PM on Saturday, August 17, 2013. The route: Na příkopech, Republiky square, Revoluční, Dlouhá, Staroměstské náměstí, Pařížská …

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Photo Essay from Minsk: Bronze Belarusians

I must admit, I haven’t seen so many bronze statues per a square meter in any other city of the World. Here is a set of photographs of bronze statues taken in Minsk, Belarus during EuroTrip 2013. Also I’ve added a few unpublished shots from EuroTrip 2005. This set starts with three photos of the monument located on Yakub Kolas …

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