A second gallery of images taken at the 4th Killarney Adventure Race in October. The next Killarney Adventure Race is going to take place on the St. Patrick’s weekend, 14 March 2015. Aparently there are only 300 starters in each of the two categories, so you might want to book early. More information at www.stpatricksdayadventurerace.com More photos […]Read more "Killarney Adventure Race 2014"
The 4th Killarney Adventure Race took place on this first Saturday in October and I had the pleasure to be there shooting… Forget about the frequent downpours that soaked everybody to the skin from the start of the race (including yours truly). Not that I would be in a shape to participate in such a […]Read more "Impressions from the Helly Hansen Killarney Adventure Race"
After the 2013 change of government in Bulgaria it looks like nuclear power is going to remain a major factor in the country’s energy mix. The image shows the NPP Kozloduy near the Danube in northern Bulgaria. The two round structures are the reactor containment buildings for blocks 5 and 6, each one delivering a […]Read more "Nuclear power is here to stay in Bulgaria"
Strip mining machinery at the Maritsa Iztok opencast coal mine in southeastern Bulgaria The Maritsa Iztok mining complex supplies brown coal to the three thermal power plants in the vicinity (Maritsa Iztok 1 – 3). The burning of brown coal in such huge amounts is also the reason that the air in the region is […]Read more "Pic of the Week: Early Morning at the Coal Mine"
On 17 December I was with Guardian journalist Dan Boffey during his hour-long interview with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev The president’s palace is not exactly the kind of environment I am usually shooting in, so apart from having to dress up the light situation kind of caught my by surprise. Frankly, it was a b…., […]Read more "Three Kinds of Light: ‘Shooting’ the President"
Time Magazine: In Memoriam – Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2013 Read more: In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2013 – LightBox http://lightbox.time.com/2013/12/16/in-memoriam-remembering-the-photographers-who-died-in-2013/#ixzz2no87oSaARead more "In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2013"
The mining town of Kovachevo lies in the middle of the Maritsa Iztok coal fields in southeastern Bulgaria. By 1956 over 4100 people lived here, they had a sports center with swimming pool, playgrounds, schools and modern, spacious apartments built for them. Work was abundant in the coal mines – the largest opencast mines in […]Read more "Pic of the Week: Kovachevo Cemetery"