National parks are some of the most awe-inspiring places on
Earth. Whether you’re a nature lover or just looking for a break
from the hustle and bustle of daily life, resting in the lap of
nature is sure to leave you feeling inspired and refreshed.
With its breathtaking views, the national parks in Azerbaijan
and Hungary draw the attention of photographers, who want to
preserve these stunning landscapes and majestic creatures forever,
so that we may experience their beauty and wonder again and
Azerbaijani-Hungarian nature photography showcases some of the
most spectacular sceneries.
Speaking with AZERNEWS, President of the Hungarian
Association of Nature Photographers (naturArt) Péter Fáth, gave a
brief on the association’s activities and shared the details of the
nature photography exhibition organized in Baku.
Q: Can you tell us about the history and main mission of
the Hungarian Nature Photographers’ Association? How has the
organization evolved over time?
A: Hungarian Association of Nature
Photographers (naturArt) has a long history, which spans 31 years.
The association includes 70 members. It is open for everyone, who
can take high-quality pictures and can join us.
Q: How did you come up with the idea to organize a
nature photography exhibition dedicated to national parks of
Azerbaijan and Hungary?
A: This initiative came from the Hungarian
Embassy in Baku, which enjoys strong cooperation with Azerbaijani
partners. The nature is beautiful both in Azerbaijan and Hungary.
You can see it through these photos.
Q: What can you say about any particularly striking or
memorable photos in the exhibition?
A: Well, it is very difficult to choose the
best one. We have been organizing the Nature Photographer of the
Year photo competition for almost 31 year. The exhibition includes
some of the best photo works presented at this competition. If I
had to pick one photo, it would be Csaba Daróczi’s War and Peace.
In 2019, this photo won CEWE Photo Award, known as the world’s
largest photo competition. The photo War and Peace was selected
from over 400,000 photos submitted to the contest.
Q: How do you hope the exhibition will raise awareness
about the importance of protecting national parks and the natural
A: If people see the beauty of nature, then
there will be more people who want to visit national parks. Through
the exhibition, they will be able to see more natural wonders.
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