In south of Serbia, at the foot of the Dukat Mountain, the river Pčinja originates. On its way towards Macedonia, it forms one of the most beautiful fluvial valleys in our country. This interesting landscape, preserves the significant pages of the Serbian mediaeval history. We are presenting you a photo-story about the three most significant sacrosanct assets of the Pčinja Valley.
“In Eastern Serbia, limestone rocks occupy a large area. The effect of erosion created a multitude of sinkholes, coves, cliffs, waterfalls, caves etc. This is a marvellous phenomenon of the region containing the largest concentration of caves in Serbia. For a long time I’ve been exploring this magical underground area,” says Kostić, introducing us to this world.
Secluded canyons of Serbia The most famous canyoning adventures are organised in the period from May to late September: "Tribe canyoning adventure" - exploring the canyon of the River Tribe, the second-highest canyon in Serbia and the "Beaver's canyoning adventure". Both canyons are located in Valjevo mountains. Info: www.wildserbia.com
Dragoljub Zamurovic is among the most important Serbian photographers. He felt in love in Serbia and get to know the country in the best possible way. He wanted to be a painter, he graduated from architecture but became a world-famous photographer. Zamurovic published a dozen great books, exhibited in galleries and in open-air spaces throughout the world. He is known for his photo shooting from a balloon that he himself designed.
„The photographs that I’d been taking for years tell their own story about the city, a visual history that is going on before our eyes easily, naturally, and free of any redundant particularities. The people are those who make the book realistic. For the major part, those are the details pulled from people’s lives, the real life photographs that are taken in a fraction of a second impossible to anticipate.“
Belgrade Fortress and Kalemegdan Park are the museums of the history of the city, in the open air. Within the walls of the fort, there are a lot of monuments bearing testament to the development of the city from the ancient to the contemporary times. In the Upper City, there are: The Victor Statue – the symbol of the city, Ružica Church, the Clock Tower…
“A self-portrait of every photographer, as presented by a colleague, consists of three photographs: Head – you have to understand what and why you’re photographing; Hands – that you know how to use the tool and Heart – it means that the photograph, whatever the motive is, should come from one’s self, from one’s soul”, Željko Sinobad