Beside photography, my main hobby is mountaneering and climbing. If you have a hobby or a sport too, you should think about it as an opportunity to photograph while you do it what you love. Of course when you climb mountains, the main goal is to summit…but sometimes you just can’t. Because of the weather, because you injured, or like this time: because you are ill. Yes, I started early on Friday with a massive cold, I have headache, runny nose, sorethroat…and 700 km to drive through Austria... continue reading
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In the practice of mountain climbing and sport climbing, we meet enormously many risks that can be minimized using a good quality equipment and a suitable climbing technique. A person who practices these mountain activities must be physically healthy and, above all, mentally prepared. Prudence and boldness must be in a good balance, combined with the presence of spirit, determination and analysis ability in critical situations. It is advisable to carry out a thorough medical check-up at least once... continue reading
I've been an avid hiker since I can remember.Recording my discoveries on film (or with digital imaging) has always been one of my passions.I have found myself staying with the safe paths lately though. As I get older, climbing rocks and steep hills becomes more difficult.Not too long ago I took a detour during one of my hikes and found a hidden area out of sight of the worn pathway I frequently walk.The terrain became steeper and large rocks blocked the way.Driven by what was to be found... continue reading
If you check my portfolio you will see that apart from studio shots there are many mountain views. Climbing or trekking fits perfectly with photography, it's a double pleasure - at least to me ;-)Today I would like to write a few words about Mala Fatra - beautiful mountain range situated in Slovakia, Europe.The highest peaks reach around 1700m (Wielki Krywan), usually around 1500m which make the climbing rather easy and pleasent. For those who just prefere photographing, there are lifts... continue reading
If you are here and have another hobby or even two you must be demented [a serious interest in photography is more than enough ] ! I have been metal detecting for years looking for lost treasure and historic artifacts soa painting ( oil on canvas board ) of a beach scene taken on holiday last summer.Other approved images for the hobbies assignment which I especially like areI have often had rejects on the assignment submissions and damaged my acceptance ratio because of it. When you look... continue reading
Photodesign and AdventureDiplomacy rise this year the Romanian flag on the highest peak of the earth, also called the third pole of the earth -EVEREST (8848m). Stelian Pavalache (climber, photographer and cameraman), Tiberiu Pintilie (climber and systems engineering), Oana Harabagiu (base camp manager) and Robert Chirileanu (climber and cameraman - Antena 3 TV representative) composing the expedition team.Perhaps many are asking why we do this?We started to climb from childhood, to define... continue reading
As everyone can see if he/she takes a look into my portfolio I have a strong affinity to climbing and alpinism.So I would like to share some images with you that were taken on my last adventure.My way brought me to Susten mountain pass (that is in the Swiss Alps on the boarder between Bernese Highland and Valais) and from there to the parking ground named "Umpol". Umpol is on the dead and of a small and narrow driveway that branches of from Susten pass road.In this area there is many to do... continue reading
During my stay in Madrid, one of the most spectacular buildings I have seen, has been definitely the Reina Sofia, museum of contemporary art. If you are interested in contemporary urban architecture, you really must visit this beautiful museum in Madrid.Of course I enjoyed the large art collection of the museum, but what impressed me most, was the building itself. The French architect who designed the latest addition to the museum, wasJean Nouvel. He created new exhibition spaces,... continue reading
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