Category: Azerbaijan


Beach portrait photography. Beach, summer, sun, wind, old manual lens, beautiful model and important part of all of this is mood. There is nothing better than a combination of all of these factors. Result before you. © Dmitry Ryabchenko Photographer: Dmitry Ryabchenko Model: NIGAR NAZIM   Check out another […]

Magic Forest

Forest always causes ambiguous feelings, this is a place where something special is present, something magical. And when you find yourself in the forest at the right time, with the right equipment and the right clothes, the result is always the only one.   Photographer: Dmitry Ryabchenko Model: […]

The Resurrection of Christ

The Sunday of the Resurrection is the glorious day described by the Orthodox Church as the “…unique and Holy day, king and lord of days, feast of feasts, solemnity of solemnities…” Easter (Paskha) is the centre and heart of the Orthodox Christian year. It is on its date […]

Poppies (spring mood)

Once in May, I decided to go outside of the city, in order to take a picture of the dawn in the mountains, passing by the town of Shemakha (Azerbaijan), I saw a field of poppies. The field looked so beautiful, so unusual that it was very difficult […]

Chenlibel Lake

The lake is located near Nugedi village of Quba region of Azerbaijan. The place is beautiful, to get there at dawn, you need to leave Baku from the dark. But when you reach the lake, you can enjoy beautiful scenery and catch a moment when the mist spreads […]

Palace of Shirvanshahs

In this short photography-backed essay, we’ll take you to a journey inside one of the most prominent masterpieces of the medieval architecture of Azerbaijan. Our story is about the Palace of Shirvanshahs – a remarkable complex of different-purposed buildings erected back in XV century, by the last dynasts […]


For the first time in Azerbaijan in Opera Studio of Baku Music Academy named after U. Hacibeyli took place the premier of the opera “Norma” by Vincenzo Bellini. Stage Director – Elvin Mirzoyev. Young and talent actor and director was born in Baku city, Azerbaijan in 1974. He […]

The unique Lake Garanohur

High in the mountains, between the dense forests lies the picturesque Lake Garanohur. The road to it leads through a thick thicket, mountain slopes and hills, therefore you can only reach the lake on foot. Travelers will have to overcome the four hours, but at the finish they […]

Bibi-Heybat Mosque

How many wonderful places in Baku city. Just walk and enjoy. Today I visited the Bibi-Heybat mosque. This is an active mosque, at the same time it is one of the local sight, is located in the village of Shikhovo built in the 1990s, is a recreation of […]

Khizi (Azerbaijan)

Khizi (Xızı) is the least-populous district of Azerbaijan. Its capital is the town of Xızı. The district has a remarkable variety of landscapes.   On the flat Caspian coast there are irrigated cattle and chicken-breeding lowlands around Shurabad. West of Giläzi, the Xızı road climbs gently through stripily coloured semi-desert landscapes known as the Candy Cane […]

Shaki (Azerbaijan)

Shaki (Azerbaijani: Şəki; until 1968 Nukha, Azerbaijani: Nuxa) is a city in northwestern Azerbaijan, in the rayon of the same name. Shaki is in northern Azerbaijan on the southern part of the Greater Caucasus mountain According to the Azerbaijani historians, the name of the town goes back to the ethnonym of the Sakas, who reached the territory […]