Humans have long been fascinated by birds, and there is a wealth of complex meanings associated with them in different cultures. A number of pagan gods are linked with birds, and dynasties and empires have adopted powerful birds as their symbols. Birds feature in numerous creation myths, and represent the human soul in many religions. Despite this, however, there has until now been no proper study of the birds in art. There exist a rich and rewarding collection of beautifully reproduced paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures, by such major artists as Audubon, Dalí, Dürer, Ernst, Freud, Goya, Klee, Stubbs or Turner. This pictures is part of a self-portrait triptych, paintings by some of the aforementioned artists have served as inspiration. I wanted to capture my fascination for birds and the delicacy of the female body in the style of classical paintings.
With hundreds years of history, the flea market brings together people and old goods in an unique and picturesque combination. During Covid pandemic, the market closed for months for the first time in history - It hadn't even closed during Spanish civil war in 1936-39. Hoever, the market is still fighting to get similar level of affluence.
Picture shows a Burmese woman cycling across the U Being bridge in Mandalay, Myanmar - she is probably doing her morning errands. The 1.2-kilometre bridge was built around 1850 and is believed to be the oldest and longest teakwood bridge in the world. Each morning people walk alongside the bridge get to the market and monasteries on each side.
This series tries to show the beauty of being able to enjoy the Northern Lights. Like photography, the auroras are unique at each moment and each day can transmit different shapes or shades of color on the sky.
- Рейтинг фотографов по странам и городам строится на основе 3-х лучших фотографий автора и их относительной позиции в каждой отдельной номинации. Рейтинг в номинации "Мобильная фотография" учитывается в меньшей степени для формирования рейтинга. В списке показывается одна фотография автора с лучшим рейтингом.
- В списке опубликованы только работы которые прошли 2-й этап голосования.
- The rating of photographers by countries and cities is based on the three best photos of the author and their relative position in each separate nomination. Rating in the nomination "Mobile Photography" is taken into account to a lesser extent for rating formation. The list shows one photo of the author with the best rating.
- Only those photos have been published in the list that passed the second stage of voting.