About Me

Mladen Vasilev

Mladen lives in Shumen - Northeastern Bulgaria.

He graduated Shumen University with major Ecology and Environmental Protection.

Mladen has always been interested in nature -  birds, mammals and butterflies and his interest became wildlife photography passion. He has published many photographs in Bulgarian and international magazines, brochures and websites. He has also won several nature photography competition awards.

He guides birdwatching and wildlife photography tours in Bulgaria, Northern Greece and Romania.

In this site you can find images of 282 species of birds, 22 species of mammals, 114 species of butterflies, 35 species of dragonflies, 11 species of moths, 20 species of reptiles, 10 species of amfibians, 31 species of orchids and 53 species of other plants.

The equipment used for taking these images is:

cameras: Canon 350D, 7D, 40D, 70D

lenses: Canon 500/4 L IS; 400/5,6 L; 300/4 L IS; 200/2,8 L;100-400/5,6 L IS; 24-90/5,6;   Sigma 120-400/5,6 HSM OS; 150/2,8 DG macro; 150-600/6,3 DG

teleconvertors: Canon 1,4X II; 2X III and Quanterey 2x