Constructed Photography @MuseumModernArt

The idea of a constructed photograph is not something that I explored so far because I have been largely focusing on landscape and natural elements.  However, I have practiced the transformed and transposed photography and infrared photography. Thus the photograph presented here depicts the iconic landscape of Colombian highlands with the strong diagonals of the…

Cartagena @Guardian

I am immensely pleased to have my celebrated image from Cartagena, Colombia published in the Guardian newspaper again: Cartagena by Dr Stanislav Shmelev. There is a good chance that it will be seen by some of the 6.97 million Guardian followers on Twitter. Carthagena, a coastal town on the Caribbean coast of Colombia is a…

Environmental Art at COP23

It is my great pleasure to announce that my environmental art from the “Magical Realism” series will be exhibited at the forthcoming United Nations UNFCCC COP23 meeting in Bonn. Environmental art can be a powerful language to attract attention to the world’s most important problems: climate change, biodiversity loss, plastics pollution in our oceans, the…

1M views on @Flickr

Exciting news today is that my new environmental and travel photography website has been launched: http://stanislav.photography/. At the same time this week  my Flickr blog has reached a psychological threshold of 1.000.000 views: https://www.flickr.com/photos/environmentalartist/albums Thank you all! As a special treat the 10 most thoughtful and engaging comments on Flickr between 12 September and 01 October…

Magical Realism

The Magical Realism series presents the unique tropical coffee landscapes from Colombia. Gallery size and smaller prints are available via:  http://www.saatchiart.com/art/Photography-Magical-Realism-V-A/292458/2829450/view