Film photography workshop for volunteers from different EU countries. We cycled through one of Hungary's poorest and isolated micro-region, called Ormánság with old cameras filled with good films. This January was so wet, mud is serious enemy in all way.
Pensioner waiting for nurse in a village in Ormánság region (Hungary), which is one of the poorest region of the EU.
Kiev, Maidan square. On my train trip to Kyrgyzstan.
The Bolshoy Moskvoretsky bridge few days after Boris Nemcov murder.
Shieli train station in South-East Kazakhstan. On assignment for Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, see more here.
Overview of Bishkek the capital of Kyrgyzstan with the Ala-Too mountains in the background.
I spent beautiful and promising moths with Jika. She is the reason why I moved to Kyrgyzstan.
Barber shop selfie. Osh bazar, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
Hiking in the Tien-San mountains, near Yeti Ogüz (Seven Bulls) rocks. Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyzstan.
Rehearsal of the Victory day Parade (9th of May) on the main square of Karakol city. Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyzstan.
Heavy rain hit Victory Day Parade at Bishkek's Ala-Too Square. on assignment for EurasiaNet.org. See the full story here!
Skyscrapers in Astana. Kazakhstan's new and ultramodern Capital will held World Expo in 2017. On assignment for Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet. See the full story here.
Aibina Yeshkeeva is Kazakhstan's famous fashion blogger, she lives and work in Astana.
On the train from Astana to Almaty. Distance 1300 km, travel time app. 20 hours.
Dordoi bazaar lies on the outskirts of the capital Bishkek, it's known as the biggest bazar in Central-Asia built more than 30 thousand of shipping containers. On assignment for Eurasianet.Org. See the full story here.
Vendors at Dordoi bazar.
Bulls fighting near the Too-Ashuu pass (3180m) on the way to Talas region (Kyrgyzstan).
"The outsiders". Kyrgyzstan - Australia world cup qualifying football game. Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, 16.6.2015
Some fans perched on light towers, others scaled fences to get in, with an estimated 10,000 more fans crowded outside the gates - including a mob on the rooftop of an adjacent building. The story published on Global Voices.
The beach at Balykchy, which lies on the north shore of Issyk-Kul lake. The lake is very popular for locals and have an increasing number of Russian and Kazakh tourists in the summer season. Issyk-Kul lake lies 1600 m above the sea level, surrounded by the 4-7 000 m high mountains of Tien-San.
Russian tourist having sunbath. Bosteri village, Issyk-Kul lake.
My adventures with Paul Hartl. Paul is an accountant from Canada and professional rally driver, was born in Czech Republic. Paul started an overland journey from Prague with his friend and this lovely blue Trabant. It was a pleasure to have a few days break with him at one of Central-Asia's best place, the Song-Köl lake.
Rainbows, horses, 3000 metres above sea level, storm, Song-Köl lake. What else? Overnight in a Yurt, we did it with Paul.
For some reasons I decided to travel back to Hungary overland through Asia and the Caucasus. Hitchhiking, train, bus, taxi, shared taxi, whatever. This photo was taken on the train from Kyzylorda to Aktau (Kazakhstan both). Distance is about 1600 km, travel time 38 hours.
Ordinary landscape in South-West Kazakhstan.
Heavy sandstorm in Sagiz (South-West Kazakhstan).
Ramzan Agyin, Sveta, Ramzan Dva. Ramzans are chechen shared taxi drivers living in Astrakhan (Russia), Sveta is russian tourist heading from Almaty (Kazakhstan) to Stavropol (Russia).
The distance is nearly 360 km between Atyrau and Astrakhan but the highway is the worst paved road what I've ever seen.
Street in Astrakhan (Russia). The city with a population of half a million is the "capital" of the Volga delta. Perfect and expensive pubs, western fast food, lotus flowers.
Fishing women at the Volga delta, near Astrakhan, Russia.
The bus from Astrakhan to Vladikavkaz was a sweat surprise for me as it is an Ikarus, made in Hungary. Nostalgy is not a comfortable thin at all, the bus was very noisy and slow. 800 km, 22 hours to North-Ossetia's capital.
No photos from Vladikavkaz to Tbilisi (Georgia) though the road through the mountains of Caucasus is more than beautiful. This is the Saint Trinity church.
People of Tbilisi are simple lovely. In every minute they are ready for chat filled with the famous Georgian wine. I spent there a relaxed week with locals.
Tbilisi to Istanbul by bus. 1200 km, 22 hours, 25 USD. This is the Georgian-Turkish border cross near Batumi and the Black Sea.
Arrival to Bayrampasha bus station (Istanbul, Turkey). Chaos, migrants, September.
Editorial meeting at the office of Képmás magazine, where I work as the Director of Photography (or how we call it..). New owner, new plans, promising future.
Editor in Chief Katalin Szám (Képmás magazine) with our stylist Melinda Domán. They look happy that I'm back, isn't it?
Designers of fashion brand Used Unused. On assignment for Monocle about the buzzing fashion scene in Hungary. Read more on Monocle's website or buy the magazine (Issue 89, 2015.12-2016.01.)
On tour as staff photographer with the Hungarian music band Belamuhely on their Transilvanian tour (Romania).
Behind the scenes at Operett Theatre (Budapest, Hungary).
Vanda Ferencz jewellery designer and Melinda Domán stylist. On assignment for Képmás magazine (Tata, Hungary).
Fixing "noise-making" instruments on stage at Vígh Theatre (Budapest, Hungary) produced by István Rimóczy, leader of Belamuhely music group.
Party, New Years Eve. Happy 2016 for all of you.