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Spring flood in Lithuania

Flood in Lithuania start when the biggesst lithuanian river Nemunas overflows from coast. Flood in Silute Region is typical only in this region. Rarely flood happens in winter or autumn. In this time many meadows and small roads are in water. Returning or migrating birds like to rest in flood meadows. In this time the main my shoes - rubber boots. For this I can see more nice places and do interesting photos.           continue reading

Rusne Island, Lithuania

Rusne island is biggest island in Lithuania. It is located in Nemunas Delta Regional Park between Atmata and Skirvyte rivers and the Curonian Spit, in Silute District Municipality. On road, going from Silute to Rusne islan in Spring and Autumn is flood. In this time tractors raises cars from one side to another. Beautiful bridge over the river Atmata. In Uostadvaris is old lighthouse.  A few photographs from this island. This place is one of the most beautiful places in Lithuania. Many people... continue reading

Floods in Indonesia

This january was really hard in Indonesia. There were hudge floods. I have been in Manado just after the water disapeared - and what rest there was mud, trash and people trying to clean the city. Even the indonesian army was helping.There were floods not just in Manado but also in other cities. In the capital Jakarta were floods even twice. continue reading

Catastrophe in Mexico

My wife and I took our normal vacation to Mexico this year in September.Our first visit was Rio Verde where we attended a quince anos which is the celebration of a girl turning 15 years old marking her transition into adulthood.There was a lot of partying and drinking during the reception that follows a Catholic church mass.Also saw the boxing match between Canelo and Mayweather at a bar next door to the reception.Horns were blaring with the crowd cheering for their national hero Canelo.... continue reading

Flood in Prague

This is just few notes about flood in Prague,'cos I am really tired now. And the last days were really hectic for us.I was outside of Prague for the weekend and came back in the Sunday. I didn't watch news so I was really surprised when I arrived in the city and found that 8 stations of underground were closed because of flood. The trams were over filled by people.I was little bit afraid of it, when we crossed the Hlavkuv bridge, and I saw water in the river.We are living in the Prague... continue reading

Photojournalism

You may have heard that we have had bad flooding in parts of Iowa this Spring.I am very fortunate, I only had a few puddles in my basement.Some neighbors have reported having several feet of water in their homes.I am a bit of a photojournalist at heart-so I had to get out and about and document what was going on.I have photographed car accidents, fires, and now flooding.Here I will share some tips on photojournalist type shoots in crisis situations.1) Safety first.Not just yours,... continue reading

Heavy rain makes wonderful things

Rainy days in a row are sometimes really depressive. Everything is gray and wet. However, once the rain stops, nature may show us wonderful things. That's how it is in the country I live. There is a magic well that revives during high water (snow melting) season or sometimes after several very rainy days. We call it "Nõiakaev" or a "manhole of a witch" in English.As you know, people make manholes to get the water out from the ground with a pail. Our manhole makes it really easy as the water comes... continue reading

Photographing Natural Disasters like Irene

Here are a few thoughts I have on photographing disaster areas, as I did recently in Vermont photographing the aftermath of tropical storm Irene.1. Be mindful of the people who were affected by the storm. I witnessed a lot of people working hard to clean out their basements, remove inches of silt from their driveways and roads and simply dealing with the lack of electricity and thoughts of lost business with leaf peeping and skiing season right around the corner. Don't act like a rude tourist,... continue reading

Hurricane

Still waiting for the main part of the hurricane to hit. Our power went out at 8:30 . We evacuated to Smithville NJ from Wildwood NJ. Running a generator 30 min at a time for power now, Lots of branches down and one tree down the street. Reports in Home town of Wildwood show 3.5 feet deep of water in Streets/yards and homes. continue reading

My BIggest Earners!

Hi all,i have to admit that i was a little shocked to see these two pics become very fast my biggest downloads!This one above has earned me $42.57 in a little over a year, and this one below, has brought in $32.35Of course, had i known, i would have done alot more photographing that day as i was driving by these houses! I hope they have been able to get rid of the water damage, what a tragedy to a row of beautiful new family homes.Good luck to all! continue reading

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