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SNAPP Guides Bulgaria

SNAPP GUIDE BULGARIA

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SNAPP Guide Have you heard of SNAPP GUIDES? It is a new app for Android and iOS that features some of the best sites for landscape photography in a number of countries. Other than showing the locations, the guides also give optimal conditions for photography which is particularly useful when planning a trip to a country.…
Golden Eagle hide photography © Iordan Hristov

Golden Eagle and Dalmatian Pelican photography workshop

I got the opportunity to guide a hide photography trip for Golden Eagles and Dalmatian pelicans organized by Wild Echo and Patrick Dieudonne. The group of 4 French photographers and their leader arrived in Sofia and we headed to the Eastern Rhodopes for our first photography session.…

Team building weekend in Pirin

Team building weekend At the beginning of summer i did have a plan to do more hiking in the Bulgarian mountains but did not expect that to come true. It looks like i managed to set up a programme that would let me do some hiking for a few weeks in a row.…
Kazbegi Trinity church

Landscape photography award

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The “Frozen mantle” wins third place in a prestigious landscape photography contest organised by Manfrotto Bulgaria. The topic of the contest called Manfrotto Off Road was “Winter scenes”.…
Eastern Black-eared Wheatear oenanthe melanoleuca

Birdwatching trip around Bulgaria

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Birdwatching trip Birdwatching trip around just ended. I guided a group of 5 British birders for 9 days around the country. The result is a fantastic list of nearly 200 birds seen and/or heard.…
St Ivan Rilski Church

Landscape photography weekend

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Landscape photography The past few days were quite dynamic in terms of traveling, landscape photography and emotions. The national holiday of Bulgaria, March 3rd , gave us a few extra days in the middle of the week and a total of 4 days holiday:  Time enough to travel to further destinations.…
Cannon view

Cannon view

Cannon view Cannon view. This is how I decided to name my post about a trip to Shipka monument. A place that is enigmatic to every Bulgarian. A place where Bulgarians have been defending their country, culture, nation, family and destiny.…
Sunset over Stob pyramids

Stob pyramids

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Landscape photography trip Stob pyramids are a majestic set of land formation situated only about an hour drive south of Sofia, Bulgaria. At the end of the road you start a walk along a track for about 40 minutes that takes you up to a wonderful panorama view.…
sunrise

Buzludzha sunrise

It was freezing cold! I spent about two minutes without gloves setting my camera and then could not feel my fingers. I seriously thought I might be on my way to loose my fingers but could not admit it.…