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Easter Eggs in Romania - Art and Tradition

The Easter Egg Symbolism must be sought before the birth of Christ in ancient times. The egg was given as a symbol of balance, creation, fecundity, a symbol of life and the renewal of nature..The habit of coloring eggs has been passed on to Christians and is still practiced mainly in the peoples of Europe and Asia. Unlike other countries of Europe, the Romanians have reached the heights of art through technique, material, symbolic motifs, and perfection of accomplishment.Folklore preserves many Christian... continue reading

Sewing the past with future

This image belongs to "antique" category. It impresses me because it’s telling stories about my family.As a teenager in machinery school, I was dismounting everything. Most of those items were placed in learning category, meaning nobody will assemble them again. One item where I didn't have a liberty of such a careless approach was my mothers sewing machine.My great grandmother got it as a gift. In the time when there were no major confections but people made the wardrobe all... continue reading

Can We Get ”Real” this Thanksgiving?

Apparently every American has Martha Stewart on speed dial.At least that’s the impression you get when you look at holiday stock images.Just search keywords like Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving Dinner or Holiday Traditions.The images that are returned are all a mélange of smiling, happy families sitting down to beautifully set dinner tables with a perfectly cooked meal.    I don’t know about you, but that’s not exactly how thing go down at my house.Do we always have a great meal... continue reading

Traditional Czech shambles

It´s a great occasion. All family and friends meet together and celebrate. It starts with live pig and ends with pork and lots of fat meals. For sure it´s not kosher nor halal. But it´s tasty as most people says.Some parts may seem to be weird. For example mixing blood or blood with liver. Or mixing the mixed blood and liver with pork fat and meat smashed to small peaces. Then you have to put the mix into intestines. Off course you have to clean them first :-). After filling... continue reading

"Guten Rutsch" New Year

As the German say, i wish everyone a "Guten Rutsch" means a good slide to the new year. It's a tradition in Germany to say that to welcome the new Year :)See you next year then with more sales and more beautiful pictures! Here is some of my work to finish that year :) Enjoy and thank you Dreamstime !!! beautiful girl drinking cocktail for new Year Beautiful girl celebrating Berlin Whisky glass continue reading

Opening Sweden - FIKA

Hey, guys!In continuation of my Swedish stories today I'll tell you about "Fika")What does that mean?Our evenings we spent in favorite pubs. One day we had a chance to talk with the waitress, who told us about the concept of "Fika". Finally, a purely Swedish jargon))) "Fika" means Swedish tradition to make a break from work for a cup of coffee. Swedes organize such a break every two hours and it takes no more than 15 minutes. "Fika" is often carried out with colleagues, friends or family.... continue reading

Halloween in the USA

It's that spooky time of year when ghosts and witches show up at our door step, werewolves and zombies stagger down the street, and spider webs with occasional spiders grace even the cleanest of homes.Halloween can be fun, scary, spooky, exciting, and a great time to grab the camera and take tons of photos. Kids in pumpkin patches searching for the favorite pumpkin.. Hay rides and bonfires, piles of leaves to jump in and haunted houses and corn mazes crop up all over.Halloween is, however, more... continue reading

The Yi peng Lanna International festival

The Yi peng Lanna International arranges at Tudongkhasathan Lanna where is the backside of Maejo University about 13 kilometers outside Chiangmai town , Thailand. Tourist can takes a red mini-bus to there.           Inside the festival area tourist can buy a sky lantern that price about ~100 Thai Baht and you can float it to the sky.           **But I recommend you to keep it and wait a sign for float sky lantern with other people that will make a really beautiful... continue reading

Dancing Around the World With Over 400 Photos in Portfolio

Today, I celebrate my 400 mark with some editorial photos that brought me to this point.Dancing around the world.I enjoy taking photos of people dancing.I love the movement and facial expressions.I took all of these photos at the Holiday Folk Fair International in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.I am posting some of the adult dancers, but have many of the youth dances in my portfolio as well.It is an exciting event that happens every year in November.The Ukranians are always some of my... continue reading

Ambubachi Festival 2014

 Ambubachi Mela (Festival), the most important festival celebrated at Maa Kamakhya Temple atop the Nilachal Hills in Guwahati, the capital city of India's northeastern state of Assam.This yearly mela is celebrated during the monsoon season that happens to fall during the Assamese month Ahaar, around the middle of June, when the Brahmaputra river is in spate. It is the celebration of the yearly menstruation course of goddess Kamakhya. It is believed that the presiding goddess of the temple,... continue reading

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