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Laurent Geslin - Vatican, The Final Mission

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

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I am starting to be used to roam the streets of big capitals looking up for anything wild between buildings and urban parks. But as usual, the difficulties in shooting urban wildlife is to get the authorizations first. After several ...

Laurent Geslin - Moldova II

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

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Despite the official permit to photograph in Codrii National Park, this guard keeps bothering me and arguing that I can't take pictures from the roof of the scientists' building... Without my translator I am trying to explain that I am ...

Laurent Geslin - Moldova I

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 Posted in Eastern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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My fourth and last mission is taking place in Moldova, a small country between Romania and Ukraine and commonly known as one of the poorest country in Europe. Its president is proud to be the last Communist leader from the ...

Laurent Geslin – Urban Foxes, London, UK II

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 9 Comments »

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Finally “my” vixen is now comfortable enough with my presence to let one of the cubs to come out. She has two cubs and they are already fairly big. One is very shy and I only photographed him once ...

Laurent Geslin - Urban Foxes, London, UK I

Saturday, July 18th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 42 Comments »

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Wild Wonders of Europe... Mmmmh, remote places, peaceful, green and human-free zones... so my next mission is: London. After Barcelona and the peregrine falcon, Wild Wonders of Europe sent me back to one of the most populated capitals in Europe to ...

Laurent Geslin – Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain II

Sunday, May 17th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

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What a privilege. I have been standing on top of the roof for a week now, jumping from my seat to my camera each time the falcons move a wing. I am starting to understand their behaviour a bit better. ...

Laurent Geslin - Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain I

Friday, May 8th, 2009 Posted in Southern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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This time Wild Wonders of Europe sent me to Barcelona, to get some pictures of the fastest bird on earth, the Peregrine Falcon. In 1999, Eduard Durany and Jusep Valls reintroduced the peregrine in the city of Barcelona. One couple decided ...

Laurent Geslin – Donna Nook, Lincolnshire, UK

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 17 Comments »

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Ok, first mission: Donna Nook, England, UK. After checking on Google, Donna Nook appeared to be a RAF bombing range... Hmmm, what a funny choice for a Wild Wonders mission to photograph soldiers at a military camp. But since Obama has ...