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These are my stories and experiences, things I love and things I wish to do… I love to write although I’m not always inspired. Among the things I am most passionate about, you will find here travel experiences, photography projects and wedding stories.

4 Days in Istanbul - Istanbul Travel Guide
Travel Destinations

4 Days in Istanbul – Istanbul Travel Guide

Istanbul is a unique and alluring city, a fascinating destination that I have always dreamed about! The metropolis spread over two continents, eternally caught between the Occident and the Orient, has always been enveloped in an aura of mystery and magic. Istanbul is one of the largest cities in the world, with a population of […]

Winter Photography Stories 2019
Photography Projects

Winter Photography Stories of 2019

These are my winter photography stories of 2019 – part of my trips and experiences along the first two months of this year! I don’t particularly like winter as a whole, but I do love to get out and explore. As most of the year is busy with events and editing, the first months of […]

Tismana Monastery Romania Photography
Photography Projects

Tismana Monastery

The Marvelous Tismana Monastery in Romania A place enveloped in a fascinating aura at the limit between spirituality and magic… Tismana Monastery evokes myths and legends that deeply resonate inside the traveler’s soul. Among tall pines and century old chestnut trees, above the crystal clear waters of Tismana river, the monastery is a true feast […]

Destination Wedding in Germany - Destination Wedding Photographer Romania
Travel Destinations

Destination Wedding in Germany

Cristina & Patrick International Wedding in Regensburg, Germany We’ve been waiting for a destination wedding in Germany for a long time, ever since we thought we are good enough to take on any challenge. This was our first wedding photography project outside Romania and you can imagine the excitement and joy we felt leaving for […]

Creative Wedding Photography in Romania - Silviu Salomia
Wedding Stories

Epic and Emotional Wedding in Romania

Luana & Cornel Emotional wedding in Targu Jiu, Romania Emotional weddings in Romania are pretty rare, at least the ones we usually attend. So we are blessed when we meet people that put more emphasis on being there rather than making it through the day. It was a truly epic and emotional wedding in Romania […]

Rural Photography in Romania
Photography Projects

Far from the Unleashed World – Inelet Village in Romania

A trip in Time visiting the Villages of Inelet and Scarisoara in Romania For the last two decades or so, while fearing the robot apocalypse, we have become unaware that it was already happening. The only difference is that we have transformed into robots and the world has become a shallower and sadder place than […]

Istanbul Experience
Travel Experiences

How to get lost in Istanbul

Thousands and thousands of travelers rush by as the muezzin breaks the constant humming of the crowds with his thundering voice, calling Muslims to prayer. You sit there, in what seems to be the center of the Universe, surrounded by voices and faces, smells and colors that you’ve never seen together. Istanbul is noisy and […]

Gorj County Home
Travel Experiences

Gorj – A Ruthless Memory of Wood and Stone

Hiraeth! It is a Welsh word that has no direct synonym in English and I found it online while searching for a way to express a feeling. It’s a kind of homesickness that goes beyond the usual sense. It is a kind of longing for a place that no longer exists, that you can only […]

Microstock Photography - Sell Images Online 1
Photography Reviews

Microstock Photography – The Good and the Not so Good

Microstock photography has been around for many years now and almost everyone interested in this domain knows a thing or two about it. In the shortest definition ever, it includes websites where you get to sell your images for a usually small and variable amount, receiving royalty each time customers download one of your photos […]

Targu Jiu and the legacy of Constantin Brancusi
Travel Destinations

Targu Jiu and the Legacy of Constantin Brancusi

A small town in southwestern Romania, Targu Jiu holds one of the greatest cultural treasures of Romania. Of undisputed universal value, the Heroes Path Monumental Complex, created by Constantin Brancusi, is considered among the grand creations of mankind. The father of modern sculpture, Brancusi was born a short distance from Targu Jiu, in a peasant […]

Rainy Day Nature Photography 01
Photography Projects

Rainy Day Nature Photography

Rainy days always have a special charm that can make a photograph have a unique atmosphere. While it is also a good time to sit and stare out the window at the world outside, it is also a perfect moment to search for unusual nature subjects. Rainy day nature photography is just a made up […]

Viewbug Review - Photography Contests and Community
Photography Reviews

Viewbug Review – Photography Contests and Community

Ever since I started pursuing my passion for photography, I have also started searching for places to show my work to the world. This is a great way to get valuable critique and learn from better photographers than myself. Lately, there has been a boom of websites that allow photographers to display their portfolio, share […]