Category Archives: Armenia

Armenian Holocaust Memorial

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Yerevan, Armenia 2016 I made the flame my focal point and tried to line up the shadows and highlights to add drama. This type of photo takes a bit of thought…for me anyway. I shot many photos of the memorial … Continue reading

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Sharing the Road

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Armenia 2016 It was fall and time to get the sheep down from the summer pasture. The landscape looks like California, but the lettering on the signpost says Armenia.

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Two from Armenia

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Armenia 2016 Sometimes luck happens. I wanted a shot of the dull, yellow gas pipeline that follows every road into every town. The snakelike pipe loops up and over driveways and entrances to houses and businesses. Apparently the Russians who made … Continue reading

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Life on the Armenian Road

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Armenia 2016 It was fall when I visited the Caucasus. And a common sight were the huge herds of sheep and other livestock moving down the center of a modern highway. This was a situation where a drone would get … Continue reading

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Armenian Wolfhound

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  Armenia 2106 An Armenian Wolfhound proudly guides his flock of  hundreds of sheep down the highway leading to Azerbaijan. The Armenians crop the ears and tails of these dogs…they say it is so that if they got in a … Continue reading

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Mt. Ararat

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Mt. Ararat, Yerevan, Armenia 2016 Mr. Ararat as seen from the Armenian side. The mountain is actually in Turkey. It is believed that Noah’s Ark came to rest on Mt. Ararat after the floodwaters receded. When I was in Turkey we … Continue reading

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Encounter at Noratus

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Noratus, Armenia 2016 I remember this day! It was after I’d ruptured my Achilles and I could only hobble over the uneven ground. A strong wind blew and I used my monopod to steady myself, fearing that the wind would … Continue reading

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Dawn in Yerevan

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Yerevan, Armenia 2016 We got up at 5:30 almost every day because shooting the “blue hour” was a must for many of us. Not me. I didn’t bring my tripod and therefore was excluded from the blue hour coterie. I … Continue reading

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