By Laman Ismayilova
There’s something magical about wintertime. The coldest season
of the year makes any place shine its brightest.
Chill in the air, sparkling icicles and the soft blanket of
white that covers the ground bring you back to childhood.
Azerbaijani regions turn into something really special during
the cold season.
Winter landscape photography has a truly dreamlike allure for
photographers like Rustam Huseynov, Aydin Mehdiyev, Emil Qazi,
Nadejda Javadova, Vadim Mansurov, Ilkin Kangarli, Rustam Gasimov,
Natalia Garakhanova, Vagif Mugalli, Arif Guluzade, Maksim Skupov,
and Joshgun Suleymanov.
The photographers have showcased over thirty breathtaking photos
of winter landscapes, Azernews reports.
The opening ceremony of the photo exhibition took place at Baku
Photography House, bringing together many public and cultural
Speaking at the ceremony, project curator, photographer Rustam
Huseynov and director of Icherisheher Museum Center Amina Malikova
stressed the role of the project in the development of photographic
art and Azerbaijan’s promotion.
They recalled that nine out of eleven climatic zones are in
The photo exhibition shows the country’s beautiful and
completely different winter landscapes.
For some breathtaking views, the photographers had to test their
They captured wonderful views of Shusha in snow, Chirag Gala
Fortress, frozen waterfall near Tufandag and a snow-shrouded
The unique art project draws attention to the country’s nature,
increases the interest of young people in landscape photography,
and supports talented photographers in this direction.
The idea of the project was born while visiting landscape
exhibitions, which usually depict landscapes during the warm
Some eye-catching landscapes are easy to view in summer, which
cannot be said about wintertime when without good mountaineering
skills it is almost impossible to reach the site.
Thanks to this initiative, now everyone can enjoy the beauty of
The photo project was presented within the Winter Fortress
The exhibition “Azerbaijan’s winter beauty” will run until
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