My second day in Abha I would like to start with the introduction to the “marvelous” hotel where we all resided for the 3 nights – the place called Azd hotel… generally it was fine, except for some random things like I couldn’t really easily open the door of my room because it was massively […]Read More Dancing To Asiri Flute With the Views of Rijal Almaa – Abha Adventures, Day 2.
Seems I can’t stay away from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for too long, so following my earlier adventures to Riyadh and Taif this year, I found out that Tamashee was organizing a trip South this time – Asir Region – and let me tell you, it didn’t disappoint. In March, I had to take a […]Read More Are You Seriously Going To Asir? Abha Adventures, Day 1.
Thanks to the genius French man Louis Daguerre who invented the ‘daguerreotype’ which was the world’s first-ever photographic process, we get to celebrate the World Photography Day today. Allegedly on August 19, 1839, the French government purchased the patent for the device and declared the invention of the daguerreotype as a gift to the world […]Read More World Photography Day
There’s no secret that most of us are frustrated with Instagram these days. Not only it stopped supporting photographers, but it actually seems that the only demographics it is interested in supporting is advertisers. It is a free platform for users, so you actually sell your soul and your eyeballs to people who paid this […]Read More You Can’t Glue Back Together The Broken Pieces Of Instagram, But You Can Have A Full Glass Of Wonderful Photography
Yesterday I had a chance to participate in C&C Collective Studio shoot lead by Nico Sander, a guy who makes people dance for photos, supported by the one and only St. Keeler, the going away to study Jingyuan and another talented person who likes to stay in the shadows. Maria, our super gifted dancer, model […]Read More Dancing With Ghosts
The trip to Greece started nice and early thanks to my cat who decided it was playtime at 5-40 am, and jumped all over the bed with the hair tie in his mouth. I was planning to get up at 7 am, but all right, 5-40 it was. Shower, last cable packing and the way […]Read More Hungover Modern Art Of Greece and Other Adventures…
The legend goes that you’d come to Dubai, the city of eternal sunshine and endless possibilities according to some, the city of sin and people living in a bubble according to others, for 2 or 3 years, and then you move on somewhere else. In May 2012 I quit my job as a senior tender […]Read More 10 Years in Dubai – A Retrospect.
Is there a secret to be a successful individual? Well, judging by the number of motivational books one can find in the book stores, there are definitely a few things to be learned. So what is the number one rule of success for a photographer? Let’s see. Always have your camera ready I guess it […]Read More You Want To Be A Successful Photograper? Here is 5 Tips to Keep in Mind.
I remember in 2005 when I was taking a language class in Malta, on a boat trip I met my first French people. In Russia, we always had this idea of French people being romantic and classy, from the movies we watched and the books we read, but those were of course just some random […]Read More What’s Wrong With The French People?