The Horseshoe. Niagara Falls, Canada

‘The Rainbow at Niagara Falls’ was the first official recognition of my photography in the United States. The photograph has been selected as the winner of Popular Photography magazine contest and published in Volume 69, April 2005 issue under the title ‘Mist De Resistance’. The Niagara Falls are the most powerful waterfalls in North America. These voluminous waterfalls are situated …

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A Baby Tiger. Tiger Temple, Thailand

Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. The country is a kingdom, a constitutional. Thailand is the world’s 50th largest country in terms of total, with a surface area of approximately 513,000 sq km (198,000 sq mi), and the 21st most-populous country, with approximately 64 million people. The largest city in Thailand is Bangkok, …

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Thai Girls. The Land of 1000 Smiles. Thailand

Tales of Asia. The Land of 1000 Smiles – is the title of my second Asian Nona Hora book. It contains a collection of photographs taken in Thailand, Southeast Asia. The list of memographed sights: Bangkok, Thailand The Grand Palace The Royal Temple of The Emerald Buddha Wat Pho Bangkok Canals MBK Kanchanaburi War Museum and Cemetery The Bridge Over …

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Almost Noon. Big Ben Clock Tower, London England

On December 3, 2007 I walked by the Thames River, ‘the London River’, and took several photographs of a very unique skyline of the capital city of England. Two days later, when I was reviewing beautiful images of the Big Ben, I noticed the time captured on the Clock Tower… it was “Noon”. At that very moment the “Nona Hora” …

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St Peter's Basilica (Saint Peter Cathedral). Vatican City

As many of you know, the current Memographer.com is my seventh photo blog since 2007. We have moved a lot around the Web :) Thanks so much for following me! And sorry about the instability. I just couldn’t find a publishing platform which would serve my needs. I really hope to stick to WordPress for a while and keep the …

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My new friend Sumaiya. National Rail Museum, Delhi, India

Sumaiya is a very beautiful and very intelligent girl who wants to become an astronaut (!). We have met at the National Rail Museum in Delhi. She had stopped by and helped me understand how the steam engine works… Yes! We had become best friends right away. Furthermore, she had said she likes to model… I couldn’t resist and replied …

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Steam Train. National Rail Museum, Delhi, India

Three days in Delhi were fun! The weather? – 100°F (+38°C), 100% humidity… not so much! However, almost all items on my To-Do-Go List were crossed out. I have memo-photographed Rajpath, Imposing India Gate, Parliament House, Chandni Chowk and Main Markets, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial and National Gandhi Museum, National Zoological Park, National Rail Museum, and other sights, taken a bicycle …

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Sunrise at Taj Mahal. Agra, India

Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World – check! :) According to a hotel manager, it was raining in Agra for the last five days (monsoon season). The first dry morning was the only morning I stayed in Agra… So I thanked God for the opportunity to photograph Sunrise at Taj Mahal and got there for …

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The Goat, Monkey and Pigeons. Jaipur. Rajasthan, India

It took about eight hours to relocate to my next destination – Jaipur, located in semi-desert lands of Rajasthan (east of Jodhpur). A road trip across rural India was fun, monsoon- not so much :) Jaipur consists of two totally different towns: New and Old. A new one is a modern city with business centers and billboard advertising; roads of …

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Pushkar Lake. Pushkar, Rajasthan, India

Pushkar is one of the oldest cities of India. It is one of the five sacred pilgrimage sites for devout Hindus. The city is often called “Tirth Raj” – the king of pilgrimage sites – and has in recent years become a popular destination for foreign tourists. It lies on the shore of Pushkar Lake. The date of its actual …

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Dancing Women and Girls. Sambhali Trust, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

In Jodhpur I had the opportunity to provide my services (volunteering work) to a non-profit organization Sambhali Trust. The people I have met there and things they do for others have changed my life forever. Govind and Mukta, the founders of Sambhali Trust, Renu, Corinne, Marta, Shahrzad, Marina, and other volunteers, thank you for your kindness, unselfish actions, and true …

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Holly Cows on the roads of Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Jodhpur. I have felt in love with Jodhpur, its blue cityscape, its people, its food… its everything! The memories from this part of my Indian trip are popping up with clear sunny sky, colorful women’s outfits, smiling faces of people I have met, and holly cows resting in the middle of traffic :) Jodhpur was the highlight of my trip. …

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