Photojournalism & documentary photography- Buzkashi, Tajikistan, Central Asia


Photojournalism - Buzkashi riders in a fierce battle. Tajikistan, Central Asia Photojournalism - Buzkashi Tajikistan, Central Asia This is an example of what you as a client will get when hiring me as a Photojournalist Documentary photographer Editorial photographer Press photographer Press videographer Typical clients for this kind of job Content agencies News agencies Newspapers & magazines Television & broadcast companies Buzkashi (بزکشی, literally "goat pulling" in Persian) is a Central Asian sport in which horse-mounted players attempt to place a goat, calf or a lamb carcass in a goal. Played in one form or another for more than 600 years, Central Asia's national sport, buzkashi, is alarmingly fast and extremely physical. It’s Like the NFL. But with horses and a headless lamb. The game of Buzkashi seems to have originated in Afghanistan where it is still the country's national sport. Legend has it that the game was first invented centuries ago when Afghan tribes would gallop up on horseback to steal a rival tribe's goats from their flock. Competition is fierce. But the rules state that you are not allowed to whip a fellow rider intentionally or deliberately knocking him off his horse. "Intentionally" and "deliberately" are, however, words that are free for interpretation. Riders usually wear heavy clothing and head protection to protect themselves against other players' whips and boots. For example, riders in the former Soviet Union often wear salvaged Soviet tank helmets for protection. The boots usually have high heels that lock into the saddle of the horse to help the rider lean on the side of the horse while trying to pick up the goat.     The game ball in a buzkashi game is normally beheaded [...]

Adventure photography & travel photography for J Bar L Ranch – Montana, USA


Adventure photography & travel photography J Bar L Ranch, Montana, USA, North America J Bar L Ranch offers vacation homes in the pristine Centennial Valley next to Yellowstone National Park and activities such as riding, fishing, hiking and just invigorate yourself in the vast landscapes and the tranquility of nature. Bryan Ulring, manager at the ranch hired me to cover the location, the activities and the vacation rental homes that they offer. This is an example of what you as a client will get when hiring me as a Adventure photographer Destination photographer Photojournalist Travel photographer All photos and videos you will see on this page are from the J Bar L Ranch to give you an idea about what you will get when working together with me. Check out to see my work on their website.   Typical clients for this kind of job Destinations, tourism industry and tourism boards Hotels, resorts, vacation homes Travel agencies Travel magazines & travel guidebooks (like National Geographic, Lonely planet etc) Airlines My mission My mission here is to give the viewer of the images and videos the feeling of “I want to be there!“ enough visual information that they make the decision to book their trip To do that I structure my mission into the following subcategories that are based on how you as a destination should use the images and videos. The goal is to present the destination in the absolutely best way and still be truthful. If you promise more than the future guests will experience, it will be very bad for the destination as the disappointed guest reviews will start popping up. J Bar L Ranch is a authentic working cattle ranch. Far from the pressure of crowds and [...]