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

Cindrel Mountains

Landscape in Cindrel mountains near the Paltinis which is the highest mountain resort located in Transylvania,Romania. Visit regularly my travel images archive to find my latest images uploaded.

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

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.

Rainbow Over the Field

Beautiful rainbow over a field of cereals with wind turbines in the distance. Sometimes the nature has the power to transform a flat and dull ocean of cereals in a magical landscape. The place is located in the heart of France in a traditional region called Beauce, which is the … Continue reading

Sailing…..

You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.istockphoto.com Discover more images from Finistère

Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris located on the Ile de la Cite is one of the most famous Gothic Cathedral in the world. Discover more images from Paris

Sunset at the End of the World

Beautiful sunset at Pen-Hir Cape in Brittany. I will try in the next period to make a collection of images with all famous and wild rocky capes on the Brittany Coast in North-West of France. This is the first and it is located on the Crozon peninsula on the west … Continue reading

La Plage de la Palue in Brittany

After hiking for few hours on rocky pathways, fighting a strong and chilly wind on the Atlantic Coast, it is such a happiness to discover from the distance the beauty of the powerful ocean’s waves on a peaceful remote beach. It is La Plage de la Palue in Finistere, Brittany,France. … Continue reading

The Peloton

Image of the peloton riding fast, during the first stage of the famous road bicycle race Paris-Nice, on March 4, 2013 in Saint-Pierre-lès-Nemours. Their speed is about 70-80 km/h. If you are not fast enough you can loose any picture. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image … Continue reading

Portrait of a Cyclist in Action

This year I attended for the first time few stages in one of the most famous one week stage races Paris- Nice known as “The Race to the Sun”.This image shows an environmental portrait of the Belgian cyclist Debusschere Jens from Lotto-Belisol team, riding during the prologue of the 2013 … Continue reading

Blue Mistery

Environmental portrait of an unidentified person disguised in a beautiful blue costume in Annecy, France, during a Venetian Carnival, which is held yearly, to celebrate the beauty of the real Venice. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Shutterstock More images from this festival in Annecy

Hands of a Jeweler

Close-up of the hands of a jeweler polishing a piece of silver. To see in more detail what these hands can do visit the artist’s website You can buy royalty free license for this image on Fotolia Visit one of my portfolio galleries: The Hands

Shipwrecks

Somewhere on the Atlantic Coast in Brittany I found these shipwrecks. They were a perfect subject for a nice High Dynamic Range(HDR) image. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Shutterstock More images from France

Clock Tower in Sighisoara, Romania

Citeste in limba romana Image of the Clock Tower from Sighisoara,Romania.Sighisoara is a city and municipality on the Târnava Mare River in Mures County, Romania. Sighisoara is considered to be one of the most beautiful and well preserved inhabited citadel in Europe,with an authentic medieval architecture. You can buy royalty … Continue reading

Spring in Japan

Citeste in limba romana Beautiful cherry trees in blossom at the entrance in a traditional Japanese temple in Sendai. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Dreamstime More images from Japan

Reflections in Strasbourg

Citeste in limba romana Beautiful reflections at the sunset of traditional buildings in a water canal in Strasbourg in Eastern France. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Shutterstock More images from Strasbourg

Tractor

Citeste in limba romana Do you know that France is the leading agricultural producer and exporter in Europe? This is an image of a tractor spreading substances in the early spring in a field in Central Region of France.Between the Seine and Loire rivers is a natural region called Beauce, … Continue reading

Adaptability Generates Inspiration

Citeste in limba romana        This is a photo that reflects in a perfect way the atmosphere of streets in Paris on the night between 2012 and 2013.        When we decided to spend that night in the streets of Paris, I started preparing very thoroughly … Continue reading