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Vlad Donkov
Works at outdoor photographer at Verticalshot.com
Lives in United Kingdom
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Thanks, made my morning!
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A black volcanic beach and the whispering of the wind blowing away last bits of snow... I felt like just dropped off on a faraway planet.

I am slowly going though my images from #Iceland. More to come soon, enjoy and have a splendid day!

#photography   #landscape   #landscapephotography  
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On what is like to photograph black and white fine-art images into the Arctic night : http://www.hasselbladbulletin.com/uk/mar-2013/spotlight/donkov.aspx
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Dear all,
I am happy to release my short movie 'Into the Polar Night'!

In December I travelled on assignment for Hasselblad to the Arctic island Moskenes in Norwegian Sea. During the polar night there is no sunrise or sunset, just a couple of hours of dusk and the rest is darkness...

Enjoy in HD (headphones are also a good idea) and share with friends if you are inspired by the movie, thanks!

A huge thanks goes to Abhinay Khoparzi, Dimiter Petrov, Sam Slater and Angelina Buchvarova for their stunning work on editing, music, animations and graphic, hats off!

Have a great day!

http://youtu.be/kZU7dfoDry8?t=2s

#arctic   #norway   #film   #filmmaking  

#photography   #hasselblad   #photographers
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Stunning & inspiring documentary!!! Gives a great insight in to the work and journey behind the amazing images you produce. Thank you so much for posting this ! :))) 
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Dreams.

Have you ever had a dream, which seemed too brave? I guess yes, we all do.

That's why it was a rather strange experience to fly from London Gatwick airport the other day - this is where it all started:

Six years ago was my first flight ever. I was connecting flights at Gatwick and had no money, no portfolio and was speaking the worst English on Earth. What I had was just bare passion, dreams and no fear of hard work.

I had left my studio photography job in Bulgaria and I was heading to the States. For a while I worked as a travelling portrait photographer for a local company, hoping to gain some international experience and to save a bit of cash for my first Photography adventure... which was just a hike in the Alps, nothing more.

Six years, seventy flights and countless cold nights later, I found myself flying on an assignment in the Arctic for the most respected camera brand on the professional market. Just stepping into the very same airport made me think about who I was back then and how much this long journey has changed me... 

Have I ever had the wildest idea that I would really do what I am doing today?

Perhaps no, it was too big for me, even unreal for a guy from a small Bulgarian town in the plains, but I just kept on being stubborn and worked anyway, simply loving what I do. I never had a Plan B if it hadn't worked out.

So tomorrow, when you wake up in the morning - go DO whatever you dream of doing, just because you can, damn DO it.

Warm greetings from the dark and frozen Arctic lands,
Vladimir

#Arctic   #photography   #dreams   #airport  
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“Great photography” Do you have a youpic account ?
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Another day, another shot from the expedition to some of the wildest mountains on our planet - Tasermiut fjord, Greenland!

Even with all the technology available, it's still up to the photographer's surviving skills to do the shot.

In this portfolio gallery you can see 17 of my best my scenic landscapes from the last few years http://verticalshot.com/en/detail/pid/32

#photography   #landscape   #landscapephotography   #mountainphotos   #Greenland   #tasermiut  
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beautifully done:)
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Dear all,
I am happy to announce my new big project named "Black and Ice"!

It is a series of journeys to the world's biggest glaciers and all forms of ice - the precious source of drinking water that we are losing so rapidly. The work will take about 3 years to complete and will take place on 5 continents.

Details will follow soon, at the moment I am training and obtaining visas to departure to Pakistan in a bit more than a month. Spread the word by sharing and keep you fingers crossed, thanks!

Hope you all have a fantastic day!

#photography   #blackandwhite #ice #Arctic #Antarctic #ecology   #environment #glacier   
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Promoted to B&W fine art gallery.
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Another shot from my assignment for Hasselblad on Moskenes Island, Arctic Norway

I think I've seen this Mountain at least a 1000 times - yet, I always find it different and both the foreground and the background are changing constantly... The beauty of Nature - it never stays the same.

A short 'behind the shots' movie on YouTube Into The Polar Night
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Wonderful Black and White work +Vladimir Donkov 
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Somewhere in the Arctic seas...
December 2012
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Beautiful work +Vladimir Donkov and a wonderful stream of work.
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"Run, Roger, run!"

One of these totally unexpected shots...

I was just going to see my dentist and before this day had never heard of that place, Dawlish - I just saw the scenery from the train and decided took off at this station...

Dawlish, Devon (UK)
October 2012


 #photography #Devon #lUK #Waves #photo #plusphotoextract #amazinglandscapes #monochromePhotography  #monochromeartyclub
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Saw your black and white work on Photography Served this evening...very nice!
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Outdoor photographer with a passion for shooting wild areas and isolated cultures, which are about to be lost... www.verticalshot.com
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Farther. Harsher. Harder.

I strive to push myself harder and harder to take powerful photographs and keep sharing my love for the wildest outdoors and the cultures living in the Earth’s harshest environments.

I am an UK based outdoor photographer with a passion for shooting wild areas and isolated cultures, which are about to be lost.

In my belief there are no impossible places to shoot at!
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Sofia, Bulgaria - Reine, Norway - Minneapolis, USA - Dallas, USA - Albuquerque, USA - Millwokee, USA
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