Soldiers in the Field Kitchen by Mirka Krivankova

In Chlumec nad Cidlinou there were demonstrations of a soldier during the First Republic to the establishment of our country 100 years anniversary. The president was Tomas Garyk Masaryk. The castle “Karlova Koruna” (Charles’s Crown) is one of the foremost Baroque castles in the Czech Republic and its plans were drawn by Jan Santini Aichel, one of the main baroque architects of Italian origin. Built in 1721-1723 as the summer-seat of Count Frantisek Ferdinand Kinsky in honor of the coronation of Emperor Charles VI. King of Bohemia.

Canon EOS 70D with Sigma 17-50mm | Exposure f/2.8 @ 1/500sec | Focal Length 35mm | ISO 100

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
June 18, 2021

66

AWARD SCORE

Value 12
Clarity 12
Composition 18
Style 12
Skill 12

Photograph Location
Chlumec nad Cidlinou, Czech Republic

Mirka Krivankova is a very promising photographer from Mestec Kralove in the Czech Republic. The photographs on her website depict everything from the gorgeous Czech countryside, to wonderful and interesting portraits of people at work and at play, and even include some documenting of a concert or two. Her use of formalism combined with the natural lighting and shadows in her portraits is absolutely wonderful. The combination helps add interest to the already eye-catching surroundings of her subjects, as well as the subjects themselves, while also leading the viewer’s eye entirely throughout the photographs. Mirka has a strong portfolio, but I feel as though it could be stronger if she removed the concert photos. Currently, they are the first series of photographs you see when you enter her site, and because they look more like out-of-place snapshots, rather than photographs taken by a skilled photographer, it lowered my first impression of her work. With that being said, Mirka’s portfolio is becoming stronger and stronger by the day. As I have been writing this review, she has updated it several times with new photographs as well as re-organizing the ones she has into more comprehensive bodies of work. She seems to be constantly adding to her portfolio, and I look forward to following her work as it continues to evolve.

Current Location
Mestec Kralove, Czech Republic

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https://www.instagram.com/fotografovani_mirkakrivankova/

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Website
https://lastphotos.wordpress.com

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