In May this year I met a professional MMA fighter Karl Stahl from Bochum, Germany. He took me with him to Bremen, where the fighting event "Rumble in The Cage" took place. Concentration, aggression, effective tactics and luck, the euphoria of victory and sadness of defeat, pain and challenge, sweat and blood all of which are the companions of this sport. I was happy to be there not only because sport is fun to photograph, but also because I love martial arts…Read More
After the stormy week the weather brought the sun and the waves. I drove to Sitges and shot some images. This time I was in an impressionistic mood…Read More
Montserrat mountain is a conglomerate of the sedimentary rocks, that emerged from the Ebro Basin in the Eocene Epoch (around 50 million years ago)…Read More
Montseny is a mountain range located in Cataluniya, Spain, about 70km North from Barcelona. The highest point is Turó de l'Home 1712 m above sea level…Read More
It is useful to understand the rules of each genre. Once you have nailed it and can perform well in a particular genre, try to break the rules. But before you break the rules you have to know the rules. When you play by the rules you are the craftsman. When you play beyond the rules, you are an artist. Don’t get me wrong. I don’t put an artist above a craftsman or vice versa. Sometimes you need to do a service for what you were hired, and sometimes you need to experiment to come up with something new...Read More
His real name is Nico Lohmann, but among the professional fighters and fans, he is mostly known as the legendary Karl Stahl…Read More
At the end of February, I had an assignment for one German client at the biggest trade exhibition for communication technologies The Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona…Read More
Since a long time, I wanted to photograph sports. There is a bond between me and martial arts - the last 5 years I am a Wing Tsun and Jeet Kune Do practitioner. Sports is aesthetically intriguing and visually attractive, what can look great in the photos. And more to say, the last few months I am working on my new sports portfolio...Read More
My series "Shamans of Siberia" won the 2nd place in the ND Photo Award 2017 in the category Professionals - People: Travel/Culture.Read More
"You see this talons?", asked Kara-ool and showed us his thick fingers, "Those are the talons of Satan! They can pull out every demon out of anyone's body", he said. In that moment we both felt a cold wave of goosebumps and our mouths became dry like desert...Read More
In September this year I have visited my home town Kiev. Luckily at that time the Ukrainian Fashion Week took place. My curiosity was to cath the dynamics and expressions behind the glamorous curtains...Read More
In spring 2015 the fire started in the forests of the Sayans Mountains. The rescue helicopters went there to fight against the fire. Suddenly they saw a strange sun reflection on the ground. When they went closer they found out that it was the...Read More
From Krasnoyarsk Emre and I moved to Abakan.
Abakan - is the capital city of the Republic of Khakassia, Russia with area about 120 sq km and about 190.000 inhabitants.
As we first moved to a rented flat and saw the view from our window, we thought that the city is totally ruined. But that was only till the moment when we met Ivan. Ivan is a local citizen, a co-founder of a sushi restaurant and a member in the Baptist's church. Thank's to him we saw a nice sides of Abakan. We have spent 5 days in that small and calm city, where we also met with 6 shamans...
After 8000 km of flight we have arrived Krasnoyarsk. This is the first stop on our journey to the shaman's land...Read More
A Journey to The Shaman's LandRead More