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

Best Images 2012

Watch on To see the larger images please click on the each thumbnail. Best images of January 2012       Paris- The city of light Read the post Dutch Windmills Silhouettes Read the post The Road Read the post Silhouette of a Researcher Read the post   Best images of February 2012       … Continue reading

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

Venice & Venice Carnival

Today is the real start of 2013 edition of Venice Carnival. To celebrate this I did my first slideshow with travel images: Venice

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

2013 Project

This is the last image from the 2012 edition of my POW project on my blog. It was published automatically in the last minute of 2012, while I was around the Eiffel Tower trying to capture the magnificent fireworks show there. If I have enough time during the next year, … Continue reading

Galeries Lafayette

Galeries Lafayette is a place full of light and luxury, where you can understand why the sophisticated Paris is….Paris. Keep coming back to my website to see more stunning images from this place during the following days. I wish you all a Merry Christmas !!!

Portraits of Motion- 2013 Calendar

This is a preview of my first calendar containing 12 of my images presenting different types of motion. To present “motion” for me is a real passion and I enjoy very much creating dynamic photographs. If you find this idea interesting you can get the calendar to hang it on … Continue reading

Strasbourg- The Christmas Capital

People and cars passing under the beautifully illuminated and decorated entrance in the old part of Strasbourg city during the winter holidays. In December, in Strasbourg are 12 Christmas Markets, which make this city a real Christmas Capital. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.dreamstime.comCome and … Continue reading

Digital Crowd

Image of a crowd of people using various digital devices to photograph important paintings (Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci) in The Louvre Museum in Paris. The new technologies change the way we perceive the big masterpieces of the humanity, they change our life profoundly. You can buy royalty free … Continue reading

Paris at Dusk- Aerial View

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 river Seine at sunset. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.dreamstime.comCome and discover visual suggestions for your visit … Continue reading

Paris at Night-Aerial View

Aerial view of the Arch of Triumph area in Paris at night. This very famous monument of Europe is located at an intersection of 12 roads in the big city. I photographed this image from one of the “tops of the world”- the last floor of the famous Eiffel Tower. … Continue reading

Business Snack – The 1000th Image on www.radurazvan.com

This is the 1,000th photo on my website www.radurazvan.com. It is the beginning of an attractive 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 10,000 images. The photo was taken … Continue reading

Waterfall in the Forest

Beautiful waterfall among rocks covered by moss. This is one of my most famous images. I took this image in a beautiful Japanese forest in Yamagata Prefecture, in Omoshiroyama Koen. If you are a serious hiking addict, I recommend you to visit this area: view the map You can buy … Continue reading

Capsules of Vitamin E

Capsules of vitamin E isolated against a white background. I like stock photography because if you want to survive in the competition you have to adapt continuously. So you are forced to develop a complex portfolio. In this way you have to photograph a large range of subjects, starting in … Continue reading

Japanese Bridge

Beautiful aspect from a Japanese garden with a traditional bridge. Location: Rinoji Temple garden, Sendai, Japan. You can buy royalty free license for this image on FotoliaDiscover the amazing Japanese world through my galleries of images from Japan.

Canal in Autumn in Amsterdam

Image of a canal in Amsterdam with beautiful water reflections of trees in the fall. You can buy royalty free license for this image on ShutterstockVisit my collection of images from Amsterdam

Man Running Among Falling Leaves

Image of a man running among falling leaves in a park in autumn. It is important to work out in any season. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Dreamstime

Portrait of a Geisha Doll

Portrait of a beautiful Japanese geisha doll with an umbrella. Photographing objects in a studio is a great way to study various lighting techniques which may be used later in “the field” when you shoot live scenes during your travels.  On the other hand, by learning in this way, you … Continue reading

Medieval Parade

Parade of medieval characters with a traditional old style band marching near the Saint Jean Castle in Nogent le Rotrou,France, during a historical reenactment festival. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image on 123rf  I organize an original collection of images with various Beauce and one with … Continue reading

Sunset Over the Field

Citeste in limba romana Beautiful sunset over a field with bales of hay in the Beauce region of Central France. This is the main agricultural region in France and it is a real ocean of fields. In this region lived and worked a big writer  : Marcel Proust . Inspired by … Continue reading

Allos Lake (Lac D’Allos)

Citeste in limba romana Image of Lac D’Allos (2228 m) during a windy day with sunlight reflections on the rippled water surface. This lake is the largest natural lake (54 ha) in Europe at this altitude.It is in The Southern Alps (Alpes de Haute Provence) in The Mercantour National Park … Continue reading

Clouds Over Mountain Peaks

Citeste in limba romana Image of impressive clouds gathering over the high mountain peaks in The Alps. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.istockphoto.com  Explore my collection with beautiful landscape images from The French Alps.

Surfers Admiring the Sunset

Citeste in limba romana Image of the silhouettes of three surfers admiring the sunset on the coastline in Plouharnel, in western France, in Brittany. If you are passionate about surfing, these places are worth visiting. You can buy royalty free license for this image on Shutterstock  See other natural wonders … Continue reading

High Speed Cycling

Citeste in limba romana The time trial stage between Bonneval and Chartres was the third stage of TDF attended by me this year. The weather was very good with exceptional lighting conditions, a sunny day with few clouds which acted as very useful natural soft-boxes. The stage was close to … Continue reading

The Peloton

Citeste in limba romana The second stage of TDF attended by me this year was the 12th stage during the climbing of the category I ascent to Col du Granier. My intention was to capture images of the peloton, including many cyclists during this climb. This is a good image … Continue reading

Two Cyclists

Citeste in limba romana July is the month of  Tour de France, one of the biggest road cycling races in the world. Last year I photographed just one stage of the competition. This year, I want to photograph three kind of stages: a flat stage, a mountain climbing stage and … Continue reading

Kendo Fight

Citeste in limba romana Aspect of a Kendo fight in a traditional Japanese temple in Kyoto. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image on DreamstimeDiscover a completely different world visiting my gallery with images from Japan.

Sunset in Brittany

Citeste in limba romana Beautiful sunset over the rocks of  The Pink Granite Coast in Brittany, in the northwestern part of France. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image on www.istockphoto.comFollow the development of the gallery containing amazing landscape images from The Pink Granite Coast on my … Continue reading

La Défense

Citeste in limba romana Image of the famous business district La Défense at sunset. La Defense is in the western part of Paris. You can buy editorial royalty free license for this image on DreamstimeFollow the development of the gallery from the modern business district in Paris on my website.

Dutch Landscape

Citeste in limba romana Dutch landscape with traditional windmills in Zaanse Schans. You can buy royalty free license for this image on AlamiVisit my growing collection of images from Netherlands

Technological Contrast

Citeste in limba romana Image of a traditional windmill close to a modern eolian turbine in a cereal field. I am very passionate about this type of old machinery: the wooden windmill. I like very much to discover it in various places. Very often they are in windy fields in … Continue reading

Asian Shadows

Citeste in limba romana A wooden bowl, two chopsticks and interesting lighting. You can buy royalty free license for this image on www.istockphoto.comVisit RazvanPhotography to discover original images from various places of the world.

Eiffel Tower by Night

Citeste in limba romana Night image in Paris of the illuminated Eiffel Tower, the Seine River and a part of a specific ship. In this picture I enjoyed very much to use the various elements I saw to compose the image. The most attractive for me was that old wooden … Continue reading