Photographer Filip Kulisev, Master QEP introduces Natural Beauties of the USA
Bratislava, 9th of November- The traveling exhibition Amazing USA is a new project of Slovak photographer Filip Kulisev, Master QEP. The opening ceremony in Tuesday, 8th of November, was held by H.E. Ambassador of the USA in Slovakia Theodor Sedgwick and his wife Kate in residence of US Embassy in Bratislava, accompanied by ten other Ambassadors to Slovakia. The exhibion consists of photographies, taken during seventeen trips of Filip Kulisev throughout different areas of the United States. “Altogether I have spent more than a year taking photos of natural beauty in America. I consider that time as a wonderful period for my work because the United States is endowed with so many diverse and amazing forms of nature”, Kulisev said. The United States was the first country in the world protecting its natural heritage by creating national parks. The current number of national parks is 58, with a total area of 210,000 square kilometers; the four largest national parks are found in the state of Alaska. The different views on the national parks of the USA dominates in photographies of Filip Kulisev. “I am fascinated by their diversity. From the majestic glaciers in Alaska, the rainforests in the state of Washington, through the geysers and springs in Yellowstone, beautiful rock formations in Arizona, white sand deserts in New Mexico to palm beaches in Hawaii”, Slovak photographer added. The exhibition Amazing USA will be located in Bratislava until the end of the year. Then will move to the other Slovak cities like Banská Bystrica, Lučenec or Košice. In occasion of this exhibition was released special DVD Amazing USA as well.
Filip Kulisev provided material for more than 150 individual exhibitions in Slovakia and abroad. He received the highest qualification Award Master QEP (Qualified European Professional Photographer). This year he got the second place in the Landscape category at the FEP European Professional Photographer of the year awards. Filip is an author of the several books. The latest one, Amazing Planet, was selected as the second most wonderful FEP European Photo Book of the Year 2010 in the category Landscape.