Bohemian Switzerland

Bohemian Switzerland

The Bohemian Switzerland is the picturesque landscape in the north-western Czech Republic lying on the Czech side of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains and formed by Bohemian chalkstone plate and volcanic formations. The landscapes is the most beautiful in colorful autumn and winter when you can observe the large meadows and fields covered by low-lying clouds with cliffs towering through and glittering in the sunrise light. The scenic landscape is shaped by typical Bohemian Switzerland low log houses with half-timbered gables. The guide will show you great locations such as the Kamenice River Canyon, the sandstone bridge, symbol of Bohemian Switzerland - Pravčice Gate or the lookouts near Jetřichovice.

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Prosický Ondřej

Czech Republic

Photographer, Ondrej Prosicky, studied geology at the faculty of Natural Science at Charles University in Prague and the VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava. Influenced by several trips and expeditions to active volcanoes and remote national parks, in 2004 he focused his attention on nature and wildlife photography. While engineering geology continues to be his profession, he also dedicates about 3 months a year to nature photography.

In his work Ondrej focuses mainly on wildlife photography. His passion is to creatively capture the behavior of animals in their natural habitat. He has travelled to most European countries, South Atlantic, the Arctic, Africa, Asia, and every year he returns to Central and South America to take pictures of wildlife. Besides photography, Ondrej Prosicky is in the Czech Republic also known as a popularizer and promoter of nature and wildlife and he draws attention to issues associated with the boom of wildlife photography, not only in natural protected areas and national parks. In the last 10 years, he has been to the Czech Switzerland National Park at least hundred times; mainly for wildlife photography, but also for landscape photography.

His clients include book and magazine publishers, advertising companies and even National Park Authorities. In 2006, he started a close cooperation with Canon Czech Republic which has been actively supporting his photography expeditions. Ondrej’s work is regularly featured in dozens of magazines and he also gives various lectures. Ondrej also hosts a number of his own workshops which take place in the Czech Republic as well as in Central America and which have been attended by over three hundred photographers. He has held over thirty exhibitions and his greatest achievement was being named one of the finalists in the prestigious photography contest, Wildlife Photographer of the Year. He has been a member of the Czech Association of Professional Photographers since 2009.

In May 2011, the Eu

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