I’ve been a little busy these past months and didn’t get a chance to update this page. There’s been some new schedule changes and I am still trying to adapt with so many things to do. I’m back today though with a new post. This time my topic will not be on photography.
There is this one common mistake I kept running into these past months and I just felt inspired to clarify this confusion for anyone that reads my blog at least or anyone that might stumble upon this post.
So this time the topic is Romania. And here is a map below to help everyone visualize this.
So for all of you who didn’t know this already, I’m Romanian photographer and and freelance blogger. I am dreaming and young entrepreneur living somewhere in a city in the beautiful state of California in United States. I was born in Romania in 1994 and lived most of my life there. In June 2011, I took plane and moved to USA where I currently live pursuing the next adventure I might encounter.
In the years I’ve been living here, I encountered many situations and question of different nature about my immigration to America. But a common one I encountered when people heard my accent was this:
“Where are you from?”. Naturally, I would answer “I’m from Romania”. Even though I’ve met people that were aware where Romania was or they have met a Romanian before. A big number of people I met gave me an answer like “Ohh Is that in Russia? Romania is a city in Russia or Hungary?”, “So you speak Russian don’t you, I knew I felt a Russian accent”, or worst one I heard “Is that somewhere in Africa or Arabia?”. Hmm yes, if I were from either Russia, Arabia or Africa I would say that not Romania. Also most people say the name of the country they come from not the city name.
So here is a little bit about Romania for everyone. It’s a beautiful country, full with tradition and amazing scenery and beautiful castles. Romania is a central European country known for the forested region of Transylvania, preserved medieval towns such as Sighişoara and many fortified churches and castles, notably clifftop Bran Castle, long associated with the Dracula legend.The area by the Carpathian Mountains, which are popular for trekking, climbing, skiing and bathing in natural thermal spas.
Adventurers and lovers of nature and photography I recommend you to visit it. You will enjoy the good food, friendly people and interesting history of this country. For me as a photographer, each photo comes with a piece of memory and knowledge of what I want people to see and remember. Art without a meaning is an empty canvas without imagination.
In the end I guess my post still turn out to be a little photography philosophy for all of you. Which is, give your art and photos meaning and enjoy each travel by capturing through photos your memories.