Articles by Svetlana Kravchenko

Surprise from Dreamstime, 6 sales at once

Although I already have more than 500 photos online, but sales quite bit, usually 1-2 per month, and recently there were not any. So, this week I check my page and was very glad and surprised that 6 photos bought at once. All images from my native city Sochi in south Russia - park, fountains and sights. Here some of them, many thanks to the buyer.  And few photos of my last spring session, thanks Dreamstime for very quick approve.  All good luck and good sales) continue reading

Caucasus Nature Reserve

Caucasus Nature Reserve having been created in Russia in 1924 and in 1999 included in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Caucasus Reserve is bounded on the south by Sochi National Park and the ridge of Caucasus Mountains, between Black Sea and Caspian Sea. The climate of Caucasus is subtropical, with hot summer and cool winter.  The reserve has recorded about 1,500 species of various plants and flowers, include about 700 mushrooms. The coniferous yew trees in Khosta sector can reach age of... continue reading

Milestone - 500 images online

Hello friends!At last I reached this magic number, 500 images online) For two years I uploaded my photos to Dreams, now acceptance ratio – 75%.Sales only 17, but I hope and stil waiting)My favorite themes are flowers, nature, animals and seascapes.  Some last spring photos from my Portfolio.   From Russia with love) continue reading

Goodbye winter, welcome spring

In our resort city in southern Russia there is no real winter.Mimosa blooms in January and in the forest appear first spring flowers. Although this year winter we were pleased with several snow days. Very beautiful and unusual look evergreen trees covered with fluffy snow.  Winter fairy tale melts under rays of bright sun and welcome spring again)) continue reading

Two years with Dreamstime

This month marks two years of my cooperation with Dreamstime.In my portfolio is now 450 photos, 16 sales.So some analysis and photos. More sales of all pictures are flowers - 9 photos, including spring nature. In second place are animals, and to my surprise, cat pictures, 3 of 4 sales) And in the third place travel photos, my home city and the coast - 3 sales. Another feature of all sold photos - almost half are exclusive - 6 of 16.I now have about 90 exclusive photos and... continue reading

My lovely pets or cat story

My family and I are very fond of animals and now in our house quite harmoniously coexist dog and cat. The cat appeared in our home about a year ago, we took a very small kitten. And we started to notice sometimes that the cat learned a lot from our adult Shepherd. Early in the morning the cat comes to say hello and lick my cheek, and in the evenings he often lies at the door, guarding the house) We live near the forest and often go there for a walk with the dog at any time of the year. Our... continue reading

Christmas cards

Happy time of Christmas holidays coming very soon. The kindest and magical holiday for children and adults from around the world.More and more decorated Christmas trees appears in the streets and squares in every town. It’s time to prepare gifts and sending greeting cards to friends and relatives.Some greeting cards for Christmas and New Year holidays.   Wish all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! continue reading

The longest suspension bridge in the world

In 2014 exciting adventure park at the height opened in Sochi, Russia.I visit it few times, so some info and travel photos. The main building of sky park - suspension bridge, 439 meters long,is the longest in the world. Skypark is located at the height of 200 meters above a deep gorge, the river flows underneath.A very scenic nature around, white cliffs with trees, are especially beautiful in autumn. I wish you all interesting trips and welcome to Russia) continue reading

SCF Black Sea Tall Ships Regatta

These days in Varna, Bulgaria, completed grand regatta.A few photos of sailing ships during the stay in the sea port of Sochi, Russia.  It was a great celebration for our city, everyone could walk on the deck of any sailing ship, there are guided tours. Unfortunately the weather was rainy, it was impossible to make a brighter pictures, so I tried to make a few black-and-white photo.  continue reading

Welcome, Autumn!

Has come very bright and beautiful time of year - autumn. In autumn it is best shoot landscapes, in city parks, in the woods and in the mountains.In our southern city Sochi, Russia, is still all green, so photos of last year)Autumn city and the Black Sea from the height. Autumn in the city park, rotunda with flowers. Autumn in the mountains, trees with yellow foliage. Lake in the mountains, autumn nature. Fallen leaves on the water on a forest lake. Wish all fine... continue reading

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