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Archive for December, 2013

 

My 2013: What was not seen in Pictures

 
 

I will start this post with a confession and admit right from the start that this is not an easy post for me to write. We, the photographers, might find it sometimes easy to snap a beautiful picture which captures what we see in front of our eyes, or through the lenses. But the truth is that reality and life are not always like that.

I can write about all the places I have visited and shot on 2013 (Lisbon, Porto, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Flanders, London and Greece) or write about all the great assignments I got and my debut editorials in some of the top International Travel Magazines (Travel+Leisure, Conde Nast, Lonely Planet, Resource Magazine) or even brag about the great exposure my personal ‘Intimacy Under the Wires’ photography project got (The Independent UK, La Repubblica, Huffington Post, PetaPixels). I can also mention the people I got to meet and work with (Karim Rashid).

But what these pictures can’t and couldn’t tell, is how sad and heartbreaking the year of 2013 has been for me.

It was the year when I changed my life almost 360 degrees so I could be next to my dad while he was fighting cancer. The year I ‘danced’ through my photo assignments and deadlines so I would never skip any kind of treatment my dad went through. The year in which I spend some nights in the hospital alongside my dad, just so he would see a familiar face when he woke up. The year in which the sentence ‘Family Comes First’ was not just a sentence, but an act of life.

It was a very tough year. Words can not describe. Not even my pictures!

And throughout this hard time, I got to realize what is the Importance of Life (spend as much time as possible with your loved ones and never hold back)

Who are my REAL friends (those who will always be there for me and will come over when I ask them to, or even without me asking…they will just BE THERE)

and no matter what kind of personality I have or mood-swings I was going through, I had to keep being strong and optimistic.

Till the end.

My dad passed away on November 2013. When someone who is so close to you dies, it is always too soon.

My dad is the one who taught me everything I know about Photography and the one who always encouraged me to take risks and chances and live life with no regrets.

When I look at the images at the top of this post and count the features and assignments I did throughout this year, I know I owe this all to him. To My Dad.

My New Year’s resolutions? Live each day as it was your last and shoot as though tomorrow you will be strictly blind….

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Travel the World with AFAR – Giveaway

 
 

I am quite excited to announce my first giveaway on my blog.

I know the Holiday Season and the New Year right after always draw attention and the urge to give special gifts. So now this is my time to give a special gift to you.

Why? I have been an AFAR’s Ambassador for quite a while now, and it has been a great honor to share with AFAR’s readers my Wanderlists and things to do while traveling.

AFAR has just won the Hottest Travel Magazine for 2013 by AdWeek.

So this is your chance to win a one year subscription to the Hottest Travel Magazine.

Here is how to enter: 

1. Leave a comment below with your most desire Travel destination for 2014

2. Tell me what is your favorite Wanderlist 

3. ‘Like’ Sivan Askayo Photography on facebook and leave a comment below you did so.

Each action counts toward one entry. (please leave a comment below per action). Entries must be posted by December 26 to qualify. The winner will be drawn at random and announced at the bottom of this post by January 1st.

Who can win: Open to readers worldwide. (If you are a US Resident you can win a one-year print subscription and if you are Overseas, you can win a one-year digital subscription)

Good Luck!
 
 
 
 
 

Let’s Travel Somewhere: Florence

 
 

Florence, Italy

I am very excited to collaborate for the THIRD time with one of my favorite Travel sites, Let’s Travel Somewhere. My first story was about Vietnam, the second story was about New York, and now I’m all about Florence in Italy.

“I was 16 years old when I first visited Florence. It was a “Sweet 16” trip to Italy and the tour guide took us to Florence, just for a day. All I remember from that day was the statue of David in a blur. 20 years later, and I went back to Florence for the second time, but this time as a Photographer.

Florence was glorious. A bright Renaissance gem in North of Italy, where I spent 6 days and observed more than just the statue of David.  Florence for me was running up the hills all the way to Piazzale Michelangelo, just to see the city waking up soaked in a morning dew. Florence for me was climbing up 412 stairs up the tower of the Duomo, for the sake of taking beautiful pictures. Florence for me was all about chocolate and coffee. Florence is walking through Santa Croce’s busy courtyard or feeding pigeons in San Marco Square. Florence for me was visiting the Academia at via Ricasoli on a busy day, paying only 4 Euro to see the masterpiece of David, and sneaking pictures of him when the museum guards were not watching. Florence is visiting Galleria Uffizi and observing The Birth of Venus, The Primavera or the Neptune statue in full glory. Florence is having Ricotta Cheese and Figs for lunch and chocolate and ice cream for dinner. Florence is walking in cobble stone streets with funny names such as Via de Tornabuoni or Via Maffia. Florence is having an afternoon stroll in Giardino di Boboli, or drinking water from Fontana dello Sprone. Florence is watching men in their best tailored suits riding their bicycles. Florence is visiting the Towers of Donati or the great halls of the old synagogue in Via Farini. Florence is watching the sunset over Ponte Vecchio while you are holding a bottle of wine in one hand and your loved one in other. Florence is doing and experiencing all of the above. Over and Over again”

To see more of my Florence images and read more about it, please click on this link.

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