Posts Tagged "travel"

Waterfall dream, Plitvice Lakes National Park

Posted by on 3. December 2016 in Featured | Comments Off on Waterfall dream, Plitvice Lakes National Park

Waterfall dream, Plitvice Lakes National Park

If you are looking for a few places to visit and photograph in your lifetime, Plitvice Lakes National Park in central Croatia should be on your bucket list. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Plitvice Lakes boasts 16 turquoise lakes inter-connected with hundreds of waterfalls and spectacular karst formations. I will be leading a photography tour to Croatia in the autumn of 2017 (from October 2nd to 14th). The photo tour is scheduled to coincide with the arrival of fall colours at over 29,000 hectares of mixed hardwood forests that surround the lake system. If you are interested in a thirteen-day adventure tour of world heritage sites and natural splendour of southern Europe, visit the Croatia Photography Tour information page. We will roam the cobblestone streets cloaked in history and experience the “Mediterranean as it once was”. You will have an opportunity to photograph majestic medieval castles, ancient Roman palaces, the charming coastal town of Rovinj, and the “Pearl of the Adriatic” – the walled city of Dubrovnik. We will visit six out of seven UNECSO World Heritage sites present in Croatia. Discover new places, exercise your creative side and capture memorable images in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. We look forward the welcome you on our next journey!...

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2017 Croatia Photography Tour announced

Posted by on 12. November 2016 in Blog / Journal, Workshops | Comments Off on 2017 Croatia Photography Tour announced

2017 Croatia Photography Tour announced

Details and pricing for the 2017 Croatia Photography Tour have been finalized. Join me for a two-week photography adventure tour to Croatia, one of the most beautiful regions of southern Europe. Explore and photograph majestic medieval castles, ancient Roman palaces, turquoise waters of Plitvice Lakes National Park, charming coastal town of Rovinj and the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, the walled city of Dubrovnik. We will visit and photograph six out of seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites present in Croatia. When: October 2 – 14, 2017 Cost: Cdn$ 3,250 per person (based on double occupancy, all taxes included). Single room supplement is Cdn$ 400 Group size: minimum 8, maximum of 15 participants Registration deadline: March 15, 2017 Visit the 2017 Croatia Photo Tour page for more information.     One more announcement: next Tuesday, November 15, 2017 (7 – 9 pm) I will give a presentation for the Regina Photo Club titled “Photography with a purpose – reflections by a conservation photographer” I will share my experiences working in the field of conservation photography; efforts to capture hearts and minds and inspire deeper connection with nature. As part of the presentation, I will play several slide shows of Saskatchewan landscapes set to music. Open to the public. Location: St. Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 3337 – 15th Avenue (corner of 15th Ave and Montague St) in Regina, SK. Please note: the meeting room is only accessible from the Montague St. entrance. There is no dedicated parking lot; park on the street anywhere in the area at no cost....

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“Croatia from Above” photography exhibit opens in Zagreb

Posted by on 11. June 2016 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on “Croatia from Above” photography exhibit opens in Zagreb

“Croatia from Above” photography exhibit opens in Zagreb

“National Geographic – Croatia from Above” photography art exhibit re-opened a few days ago in my hometown of Zagreb, Croatia. To make the artwork more accessible to citizens and visitors, the outdoor displays have been set up in one of the most beautiful open spaces in downtown Zagreb, city park Zrinjevac. This is a major photography art exhibit, a culmination of seven years of intensive field work and preparation by the author Davor Rostuhar. Rostuhar used aeroplanes, helicopters and drones to capture Croatia’s natural and cultural beauty. The exhibit had its premiere two years ago; it was since set up in 19 Croatian cities as well as in Milano, Italy during the EXPO 2015. Croatia from Above has been seen by over 1.2 million viewers, and has become the most visited Croatian photography exhibition. After the Zagreb showing closes on June 28, 2016, the exhibit will be displayed in several other Croatian cities: Porec, Veli Losinj, Zadar, Korcula and Samobor (full schedule is listed here: www.croatiafromabove.com/#events). If you happen to travel to Croatia this summer, you should definitely include it in your itinerary; I might be able to see it when I go home this October. You can view some of the stunning aerial images on the project web site at www.croatiafromabove.com or watch a 4 minute video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZTs0l5qwlk There is also a photography monograph with 200 of the best images printed in 18.9 x 12.6 inch (48 x 32 cm) format at the respected National Geographic publication quality. Each photograph is accompanied by a text describing that specific geologic, historic, economic, ecological, and cultural vignette. The publication cost is 29 euros (approximately Cdn$ 42 / US$ 33)....

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Saskatchewan landscapes – an illustrated talk

Posted by on 23. April 2015 in Blog / Journal, News & Events | Comments Off on Saskatchewan landscapes – an illustrated talk

Saskatchewan landscapes – an illustrated talk

Just a reminder that on Friday, April 24, 2015 I will present an illustrated talk Saskatchewan Landscapes at the Frances Morrison Central Library (311 – 23rd St East, Saskatoon). The show starts at 2 p.m, and admission is free. Drawing from over 15 years of exploring the wilds of Saskatchewan, I will share images from my favourite places in the province. If you are passionate about Saskatchewan landscapes, join us for a journey of discovery and inspiration.     In the eyes of many Canadians, Saskatchewan landscapes are no more than endless fields of wheat and barley. In reality, our province is blessed with an immense diversity of landscapes, ranging from sand dunes, rugged badlands, dry grass prairie, to emense boreal forests of the Canadian Shield.     During the first part of the presentation, I will take the audience on a virtual journey around the province; from Cypress Hills and Grasslands National Park in the south, to Prince Albert National Park and Churchill River in the north.     After a few short audio-visual clips, I will talk about my sources of inspiration and what drives me to devote a large part of my life to explore and capture the beauty of natural environments. I have spent may years photographing “birds and the bees”. Recently, I have put more effort in documenting lives of people who live and work on the prairies.  ...

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Photography tour to Croatia

Posted by on 3. February 2015 in Blog / Journal, Workshops | Comments Off on Photography tour to Croatia

Photography tour to Croatia

There is only one month left to take advantage of the ‘early bird special’ rates for the 2015 Photography Tour to Croatia (September 28 – October 10, 2015). Renowned for its natural beauty and historical heritage, Croatia is rapidly gaining popularity as a travel destination. Join me in September of 2015 for a 13-day photography tour to some of the most beautiful natural and historic sites: we will visit and photograph six out of seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites present in the country. Croatia offers diverse culture, great food, ancient walled towns and medieval castles. We will visit baroque city of Varazdin, Veliki Tabor and Trakoscan castles, Roman amphitheatre in Pula (one of six largest surviving Roman arenas in the world) and finish our trip in the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ – the walled city of Dubrovnik. Our journey will take us through rugged mountains and natural jewels such as the Plitvice Lakes National Park, with 16 turquoise lakes, hundreds of inter-connected waterfalls, and spectacular karst formations. Here is a two-minute video with images from places we will explore on the tour (make sure the sound on your viewing device is turned on):   http://branimirphoto.ca/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Wonders_of_Croatia_web.mp4   Dates: September 28 – October 10, 2015 Group size: maximum of 15 participants Price: Cdn$ 2,950 (‘early bird’ rate until March 2, 2015) Single room supplement: Cdn$ 445 Deposit: Cdn$ 300 Tour fee includes: accommodation, ground transportation by van / bus with a driver, entrance fees to historic buildings & national parks, English-speaking local tour guides and meals as indicated in the itinerary, and photo tour fee. Lunches are left open so you are flexible to plan the meals to fit your schedule and interests. We will recommend the best places to sample the local cuisine. If requested, we will do our best to find a suitable roommate for individual travellers. What is not included: airfare to and from Croatia, travel insurance, any meals not included in the photo tour itinerary, alcoholic beverages, gratuities, and items of personal nature. Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend, and I will be on-hand to answer your questions at all times. Come with an open mind and a passion for photography and travel. Participants should be physically able to take part in walking tours around towns and fit to walk on boardwalks in national parks. For more information visit the 2015 Croatia Photography Tour page....

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