The Tour of France 2015 – Photo Report

Col de Peyresourde,France- July 23, 2014: Upper view of the peloton climbing the road to Col de Peyresourde in Pyrenees Mountains during the stage 17 of  Le Tour de France on 23 July 2014.

Citeste in romaneste 2015 represented my 5th participation as a photographer at the biggest cycling competition, the Tour of France. The first two Editions (2011-2012) have been the result of some random crosses of my touristic trips with the roads of the Tour. Starting with the 2013 edition, which was … Continue reading

Dutch Spring landscape

Dutch landscape with the focus on well colored tulips and with specific windmills beyond

Citeste in romana In the Netherlands spring is about plenty of tulips and color. The beauty of the fields can change the gloomy atmosphere of the rainy days which are full of heavy and leaden clouds. You can discover more images from this country by visiting “the Dutch photo gallery” … Continue reading

The Venetian Carnival in Annecy, France

The reflection of a mask into a mirror during the Venetian Carnival in Annecy

Citeste in romana This year the Venetian Carnival in Annecy has reached its 20th edition. Annecy is a city in the French Alps, which used to be an important destination for Italian immigrants. They brought with them, among others also the nostalgia of the great Italian events. Being a city … Continue reading

The Vegetable Market in Chartres – Night View

The vegetable market in Chartres, France in a delightful summer night

Citeste in romana This is the Vegetable Market from the city center of Chartres placed in the center of France. The market house was built in 1899 and hosts every week the market of natural products specific for Beauce area, which is also called “The Agricultural Heart of France”. Occasionally, … Continue reading

Massif Le Dévoluy Landscape

Outstanding landscape with clouds that gather above the peaks of the Massif Le Dévoluy

Citeste in romana This is a type of landscape photo that every time I took it I feel like I am borrowing from the power and the greatness of nature, which revives me. It is located in Le Dévoluy Massif in the south-western part of Alps in France. This Massif … Continue reading

Freedom

Paraglider flying over the volcanic mountains in the Massif Central, France in a beautiful autumn evening.

Citeste in romana Most of the times I get my favorites photos in two determined moments of a photographic session. It is either at the beginning when I take the first photos (in the adaptation phase) when I am not yet very well familiarized with the subject and I’m still … Continue reading

A Story from the Roads of Le Tour de France

StoryTDF

Citeste in romana 1. This is why I love photographing the Tour of France…because it inspires anyone that comes in contact with the cycle race (fans or public spectators) to overcome themselves making exercise and being happy. 2. There is a great effervescence before the cyclists show up on the … Continue reading

The Project : www.procyclingimages.com

Citeste in romaneste Procyclingimages.com is one of my projects that I am very fond of. This may be so, because I am very passionate about bicycle riding and of course Le Tour de France. Having the opportunity of living in France, I have succeeded in close observing, “live” as you … Continue reading

Top 8 RaduRazvanPhotography 2014

Instable leader position

Citeste in romaneste It has been a pretty long time since I have made the last ranking of the most important stock photography agencies I work with. In the first part of the last year, there could be seen a lot of changes in the systems of selling stock photos, … Continue reading

Best Images 2013

Aerial Night View of Paris

To see the larger images please click on the each thumbnail. Best images of January 2013       Rainy Night in Paris Read the post Tractor Read the post Reflections in Strasbourg Read the post Spring in Japan Read the post   Best images of February 2013       Clock Tower in Sighisoara, Romania … Continue reading

The Joker – The 3000th Image on www.radurazvan.com

The Joker

This is the 3,000th image on my website www.radurazvan.com.It is a new step in the development of my collection of high quality travel photography taken while I was exploring the world.The collection is in fact a selection of the best images in my portfolio that contains more then 10,000 images. … Continue reading

Cycling Races I will Photograph in 2014

Here is a list of few cycling events, I may attend for taking photos during this year 2014: Paris- Nice (The race to the sun)  09-16.03.2014 Milan- San Remo (The Spring classic) 23.03.2014 Paris-Roubaix (The Hell of the North) 13.04.2014 Liège–Bastogne–Liège (La Doyenne) 27.04.2014 Le Tour de France 05-27.07.2014 La … Continue reading

Merry Christmas

People walking and riding bicycles under the beautifully illuminated and decorated entrance in the old part of Strasbourg city during the winter holidays. During December in Strasbourg are 12 Christmas Markets which make this city a real Christmas Capital. I wish you all a Merry Christmas You can buy royalty … Continue reading

Christmas Market in Strasbourg

Image of people walking among festive street stands and merry-go-round in Broglie Square near the Cathedral in Strasbourg during the Christmas Market.In Strasbourg there are 12 Christmas Markets which make this city a real Christmas Capital. You can buy royalty free editorial license for this image on Shutterstock You can … Continue reading

Aerial Night View of Paris

From the top of The Eiffel Tower one can see breathtaking views of Paris. Here is an example of a beautiful image of the big city and the boulevard Champs Elysees. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.dreamstime.comCome and discover visual suggestions for your visit in … Continue reading

Turda Gorges

Horses grazing in front of Turda’s Canyon,Transylvania,Romania. You can buy royalty free license for this image on dreamstime.com Visit regularly my travel images archive to find my latest images uploaded.

Japan – The 2000th Image on www.radurazvan.com

This is the 2,000th image on my website www.radurazvan.com.It is a new step in the development of my collection of high quality travel photography taken while I was exploring the world.The collection is in fact a selection of the best images in my portfolio that contains more then 10,000 images. … Continue reading

Creasta Cocosului (Rooster Comb)

Rooster Comb (Creasta Cocosului) is a residual part of a volcanic crater with andesite structure which has a rooster comb shape.It is located in the Gutai Mountains,Maramures,Romania. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.istockphoto.com Visit regularly my travel images archive to find my latest images uploaded.

Sunset on the Loire River in France

Beautiful sunset on the Loire River located in the Central France. Along this river is the famous Loire Valley where are some of the most famous castles in the world. Come and follow the development of my collection of images fromLoire Valley.

Scottish Warriors

Two medieval Scottish warriors fighting in front of the audience during the “Week-end de L’ascension-Grand Fête médiévale” in Nogent le Rotrou in France.This was a historical reenactment festival around the Saint Jean Castle. This image is an invitation to browse my interesting collection of Medieval Characters. You can see with … Continue reading

Taiko Show-Action Detail

Dynamic detail during a Japanese drums show.Such drums are called “Taiko’ and they are specific for Japanese folklore. The show is full of energy, rituals, action and sound. I love very much this kind of traditional Japanese street performance. You can discover it if you visit one of the multiple … Continue reading

Sunset Over Etretat, France

Image at the sunset of Etretat a commune in the Haute-Normandie region of France. The place is wellknown for its cliffs and wild landscapes which attracted important painters like Monet. You can buy rights managed license for this image on www.radurazvan.com You can discover more images from Etretat in my … Continue reading

Portrait of Cows

Portrait of cows located at high altitude in The Alps with The Mont Blanc Massif in the background. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Dreamstime You can discover more images from The French Alps in my travel images archive

Wind Turbines at Dusk

Evening image of a misty field with wind turbines during the winter. The Place is located about 100 km from the biggest Paris in a natural region in northern France located between Seine and Loire rivers called Beauce.It is the most productive agricultural region in France. So we might say … Continue reading

Saint Malo

Image during the low tide time of the walled port city of Saint Malo,in Brittany in northwestern France on English Channel. Saint Malo is one of the most visited place in Brittany. In the past here was the home of the corsairs. Here was born Jacques Cartier who discovered, between … Continue reading

Kiosk in Venice

Two old men arranging a kiosk full of magazines and souvenirs in a town square in Venice. You can buy royalty free editorial license for this image on my travel images archive Come and discover the beauty of Venice Discover the mystery of the Carnevale di Venezia

Footpath in Green Mountain

Hiking footpath in Puy de Sancy mountain located in The Central Massif in Central France. You can buy royalty free license for this image on 123rf Give you a moment of relaxation looking through my landscapes images from of The Central Massif in France.

Vaporetto

Venice,Italy- February 18, 2012:Image during the morning hours of Vaporetto cruising on the Grand Canal in Venice.Vaporeto is a motorised waterbus which ply regular routes along the major canals and between the city’s islands. You can buy rights managed editorial license for this image on my travel images archive Come … Continue reading

Publicity Caravan in Pyrenees Mountains

Port de Pialheres, France- 6 July, 2013: Row of Cochonou vehicles driving on the road to Col de Pailheres (Pyrenees Mountains), during the passing of the publicity caravan before the apparition of the peloton during the stage 8 of the 100 edition of Le Tour de France on July 6 … Continue reading

Story of “Le Tour de France” 2013

Col de Manse, France- July 16, 2013: Three cyclists Richie Porte (front), Christopher Froome (Yellow Jersey) and Alberto Contador (behind) riding fast on a plain road after the ascension to Col de Manse during the stage 16 of 100th edition of Le Tour de France 2013. During the 2013 edition … Continue reading

Le Tour de France Action

Le Pont Landais,France-July 10, 2013: The Yellow Jersey ( Chris Froome, Great Britain) pass through a group of excited spectators in front of the Mont Saint Michel monastery, during the stage 11 of the edition 100 of Le Tour de France 2013, a time trial between Avranches and Mont Saint … Continue reading

The Peloton in Mountains

Col de Pailheres,France- July 06 2013: The peloton climbing the road to Col de Pailheres in Pyrenees Mountains during the stage 8 of the 100 edition of Le Tour de France on 6 July 2013. To shoot this image I spent about 5 hours before the peloton arrived at this … Continue reading

Top 8 RazvanPhotography- after first six months of 2013

The hectic evolution registered during the last few months in systems of stock photo distribution prompted me again to try and make a top of the ones I collaborate with more often. Being active in stock photography since 2003-2004, I can say I have seen or better yet lived the … Continue reading

Street Painters in Mallorca

Street painters working near The Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma (La Seu) in Majorca. Palma de Majorca is the capital city of the island Mallorca in Balearic Islands in Spain. You can buy royalty free editorial license for this image on Dreamstime Come and discover Mallorca through my eyes … Continue reading

Buddhist Monk

Kyoto,Japan-March 7th, 2004: Image of a Buddhist monk begging for donation in the streets of Kyoto. While he (or…she) stays motionless, he sings a prayer all the time. You can buy rights managed editorial license for this image on radurazvan.comCome and discover the fascinating Japanese world through its people in … Continue reading

Venetian Gossip

Couple wearing traditional masks and costumes playing in San Marco Square during The Venice Carnival days. You can buy rights managed editorial license for this image on Alami Come and discover the fascinating Venice through my eyes and lenses. Or you can watch my slideshow inspired by Venice

Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge is the oldest bridge across the Grand Canal in Venice. You can buy royalty free license for this image on shutterstock.com Come and discover Venice through my eyes and lenses.

Sunset in a Railway Station

Beautiful sunset in Kyoto Station,Japan. If you are in Kyoto don’t forget to visit the main railway station of the city. You will be impressed by the futuristic architecture of the place and you will feel like in Star Wars when you will drink your coffee on a spacial terrace. … Continue reading

Sunset at the End of the World

Beautiful sunset on the Pointe du Raz located on Finistere coast in Brittany, north-west of France.This is the France’s most westerly point. You can buy royalty free license for this image on shutterstock.com Come and discover the rocky world of Finistere.

Medieval Entertainers

A couple disguised as cave-people performing for entertaining the spectators, during a historic reenactment close to the fortress walls in Rodemack,France. It was bad weather there. It was cold and snowing slightly.The temperature was below 0 Celsius degree. However the performers decided to start the show.Their decision stimulated me to … Continue reading

Portrait of a Blacksmith

Portrait of a blacksmith working near the fire during a reenactment festival in Nogent le Rotrou , France. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.istockphoto.com Come and discover the magic world of Medieval Europe.