St. John of Nepomuk (Sv. Jan Nepomucky)

The Charles Bridge (Karlův most) is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century. The bridge was originally called the Stone Bridge or the Prague Bridge, but has been the Charles Bridge since 1870. The …

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Moscow Unplugged

Two years ago, when I transferred media files from my previous travel blog to Memographer.com, these photos of night Moscow got unplugged from two published posts ‘From Russia With Love‘ and ‘One Sunny Day In Moscow‘. Glad to share them today. Click on image to view full size.

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Atlanta Ultras at 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl

2013 NASL Soccer Bowl: Atlanta Silverbacks 0-1 New York Cosmos The Championship Game was a great soccer experience in the capital of Georgia. That was something Atlanta missed last 40+ years. You may wish to read more about this number in my post ‘The Short History Of Professional Soccer In Atlanta’. With two other major games hosted by Atlanta teams …

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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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Nikon Df vs Nikon Df

I am so excited! Three days left until the announcement of new Nikon “retro” full-frame camera Nikon Df (to be announced on November 5th, 2013). As a huge fan and long time user of original film camera Nikon F, I just can’t wait to see its young digital brother! This time Nikon was doing great job on hiding the details …

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1980 Atlanta Chiefs

The Birth of Professional Soccer in Atlanta The “Godfather” of Professional Soccer (a.k.a. Football) in Atlanta was Richard “Dick” Cecil. He was intrigued with the 1966 World Cup and decided that a professional soccer team would add valuable events for Atlanta Stadium. He was Vice President of the Atlanta Braves baseball franchise, who became the owners of the first premier …

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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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Polaroid: Instant Love Is...

With all the photography projects running, I had to postpone my most loved project The Miracles of Polaroid, the most Instantly Loved one, if you wish :) On February 10, 2013, I started it with my “Magic Camera”: Polaroid Pronto! Sonar OneStep (1978). As I’ve announced in the project’s pilot post Polaroid: A Miracle Of Modern Science Is Back!, I …

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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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