Rijeka revisited

Rijeka carnival, Croatia © Rudolf Abraham Shot in 2013, the second of two years in which I covered the Rijeka carnival – the largest carnival in Croatia, and one of the largest Shrovetide carnivals in Europe. To license this image or view more images of the Rijeka Carnival, Croatia click here. Nikon D700 + 14-24/2.8 …

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Rijeka Carnival 2013

First few shots from the wild and wonderful Rijeka Carnival in Croatia today – second biggest carnival in Europe after Venice, and always great to photograph. Currently editing in a hotel room in Pula for as long as I can stay awake, so more to follow tomorrow…. Nikon D700 + 14-24/2.8. Click here for more …

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Zvončar ‘refuelling’

Zvončar pausing to drink more wine at the Rijeka Carnival, February 2012 The Zvončari or ‘bell ringers’, with their shaggy sheepskin costumes, horned masks or headdresses and huge cowbells tied to their waists, are a star attraction at the wild and wonderful Rijeka Carnival in Croatia (there are several groups of them). They come from …

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