20 October 2016

Fairy land

"These songs of hobbits, dwarfs and men
And elves
Come close your eyes
You can see them too"

Blind Guardian - The bard's song (in the forest).
 

Don't forget the Autumn tag!

A
nd there was a beautiful shooting of that kind 2 years ago. Chek it out!
 

Views: 1259
11 February 2015

The sea and the Sun particles

The play with the perception of the familiar seascapes.

Here are the photos from 2 days with beautiful sunsets.
Views: 2465
20 October 2014

First frost - Winter visit in October. Part II

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Second part of shooting heavy frost in October.



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15 August 2014

Spiny-cheek crayfish Orconectes limosus (Rafinesque, 1817)

A series of photos on the white background of this invasive crayfish what has become a big theat to the population of the European noble crayfish (Astacus astacus). 
Views: 3823
12 August 2014

Noble crayfish (Astacus astacus) in a lake

Another underwater shooting, now with lots of the European noble crayfish (Astacus astacus) in their natural envinronment.

Enjoy underwater views of Northern Europe!
Views: 3568
26 April 2014

Special artistic frog shooting in Riga zoo

The most recent frog shooting in Riga has turned out to be unique - find out why!

New time, new light, new frogs.

Views: 22319
26 April 2014

Tallinn Zoo project

In April I had exciting trip to Tallinn, Estonia. While living more than a week in the Zoo's guesthouse I managed to make a big photo shooting there.

Let me take you inside the northern zoo of Tallinn. 

Views: 6243
08 April 2014

Daugavpils Zoo and University: part 2

Here I will show the final result from the animal shooting in the laboratories of Latgales Zoo. 


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27 February 2014

Arthropods of Riga Zoo

This time I would like to take you inside the laboratories of insectarium of Riga zoo. Another portable studio photosession, now with my favourite animal type - the arthropods. 

Take a look at the colorful, wierd and alien like fascinating creatures!

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21 February 2014

Ice crystals

Beautiful close-up of large ice crystals.
 
Macro series from the frosty days. Almost all images are taken using the sigma 150mm f/2.8 macro lens and a tripod.

Enjoy the feeling of winter abstract wonderland!

Views: 3914
08 October 2013

Sigma 150 macro OS review

The following post is short review of Sigma 150 macro OS.

See impressions and recommendations about this spectacular lens and find out why I consider it to be one of the best macro options available. 

Enjoy new photographs and don't forget that you can
see EXIF information and download originals! 

Views: 22955
06 October 2013

Autumn fogs

A short series of photos from early September morning.

Foggy close-ups and a game of light in tree foliage.

Views: 8734
27 September 2013

Photos from Lilaste district

This time it's a small post about a recreational trip to Lilaste district, which is located 40km away from Riga.
The whole district is quite poorly inhabited by men, so it is a good place to take one-day trips in its forests with wild lakes.
Views: 2903
17 September 2013

Riga Zoo frogs

Introduction:

It can be very exiting when it comes to shooting animals, as you never know how exactly they will behave. 
I used to keep at home a small zoo as well, with hundreds of animals. Whose mainly were arthropods, and I had seen so many different personalities while keeping and watching them.
Discover how fun can be working with these little exotic creatures.

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