The Old Center of Prague by Mirka Krivankova

Prague belongs to the group of historic cities which have preserved the structure of their development until the present times. Within the core of Prague, successive stages of growth and changes have respected the original grand-scale urban structure of the Early Middle Ages.

Apple iPhone 11 | Exposure f/1.7 @ 1/200sec | Focal Length 4mm | ISO 80

Award Winner
Photo of the Day

Award Date
May 18, 2021

68

AWARD SCORE

Value 12
Clarity 12
Composition 18
Style 13
Skill 13

Award Category
Street Photography

Photograph Location
Prague, 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

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

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/mirkakrivankovaphoto/

Website
https://lastphotos.wordpress.com

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