Back from Chile, where I witnessed the incredible Total Solar Eclipse in Nomad Glamp in Elqui Valley... In 2015, the entire valley was declared the world’s first International Dark Sky Sanctuary and it is a real paradise for stargazers. This was my third Total Solar Eclipse and I hope to see a few more! The Eclipse pictures are now available for purchase as part of my print collection on Fine Art America! I am also working on a blog post about my recent trip to Chile ... Check out my Eclipse Glamping album and stay tuned! 

May 31, 2019

Great news from MIFA 2019 Moscow International Photo Awards - My series 'Frozen' from Greenland received Gold in Nature/ Seasons and Silver in Advertising Travel/ Tourism category.

Czech only: Jak se fotí památky UNESCO

May 16, 2019

Ocitli jste se už někdy před vzácnou historickou památkou nebo se stali součástí unikátní přírodní scenérie, které lákají tisíce návštěvníků z celého světa a nedovedli si poradit s fotografováním? Nahlédněte do zákulisí práce fotografky a cestovatelky Eriky Valkovičové, nechte se inspirovat a využijte praktické rady, jak fotografovat památky světového dědictví UNESCO.

Přednáška s promítáním: 2.6.2019 Kutná Hora Dačického dům 14-15,30 hod

April 17, 2019

Great news from London, all my submitted photographs were successful at the 5th Fine Art Photography Award 20018/2019! I am very happy about the Silver (2nd place) for Once Upon a Time in Travel category and the 6 nominations in following categories: Boobies and Majestic Falls in Nature, Gannet in Wildlife/Animals, Lava Trolls in Seascape, Dragon's Eye and Counting Stars both in Night Photography. Congratulations to all the winners!! 

February 27, 2019

Two of my photographs were recently published in Digital Camera (Issue 211- January 2019) and Digital Photographer Magazine (Issue 208 - December 2018) -Both UK editions! Big THANKS!!

December 12, 2018

My photograph 'Once Upon A Time'  was chosen as Expert 1st Place Winner in Digital Camera Photographer Of The Year 2019 in 'Wild Landscape' Category! Thank you DCPOTY for the fantastic prizes!

Fantastic news from ND Awards 2018 (Neutral Density Awards)! My series 'Frozen' received Gold Star (1st place) in Nature: Seascapes/ Waterscapes category and 'Counting Stars' and the series 'Lava Trolls' both Honorable Mention. The awarded photographs/ series are included in the Award section below. 

International Photo Awards 2018

October 12, 2018

I received some good news from International Photo Awards IPA 2018 - my photographs were awarded in the following categories : Nature/ Seasons, Travel/Tourism, Night Photography and Nature/ Trees. The awarded photographs/ series are included in the Award section below. Thank you for your support!

Barcelona Photo Biennale

October 03, 2018

570 women photographers from 63 countries participated in the 11th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers Award submitting 5732 images. I have been awarded in the following categories: 
Culture & Daily Life: Finalist - Mysterious Moai, Geisha,
Landscape: Honorable Mention -Series Birth of Death Valley, Moody Pools from the series Dragon's Eye,
Nature: Finalist - Music of the Desert,
Wild Life: Runner Up - Series Joy, Music of the Desert
I have also received an invitation to exhibit my selected work (Geisha & Joy) at the 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography to be held in Barcelona on October 4-21, 2018. 

September 12, 2018

My photo "Once Upon A Time" taken in the beautiful Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland will be on display at the Top 100 Photography Award art exhibition at this year’s Photokina 2018 in Cologne, Germany. When: 26th– 29th of September Where: Exhibition Hall 1, Booth A-020a. This photograph will be shown as a 120x80 cm Alu-Dibond print and can be purchased online now. All profits gained by sales of images participating in the Photokina award will be donated to “Save the Children”.

August 29, 2018

Here is my latest interview with the World Photography Organization. 

FESTIVE ISLANDS – Christmas on Easter Island, Easter on Christmas Island

“I spent the Christmas of 2017 on the far-away Easter Island of Chile, where my crazy idea of ​​spending Easter at the opposite end of the world – on Australia’s Christmas Island – was born!

This exhibition is dedicated to these unique, yet very different islands, named after the holidays on which they were discovered by seafarers. The mysterious Easter Island is known for the enigmatic Moai statues that symbolize this island, and the Rapa Nui National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the Indian Ocean between Indonesia and Australia, Christmas Island is famous for its annual mass migration of more than 120 million red crabs which takes place in the winter months. It is during this migration that I would like to return to this beautiful island in the near future. Who knows, maybe at Christmas?”

I would like to invite you to a photographic tour of these “festive islands”!

A little teaser about Christmas Island! :)

The much-anticipated 2018 PX3 competition received over 7,000 entries from 100 countries around the world. I am very happy to receive 3 awards - two for my series "Hypnotised" - Silver in Fine Art/Landscape, Bronze in Nature/Seasons and Honorable Mention for "Blue Diamonds", all in Non-Professional Category. 

Moscow International Photo Awards 2018

May 31, 2018

Nice addition to my little Photo Award Colletion- MIFA 2018 Moscow International Photo Awards - awarded Silver in Editorial/ Environmental for Shades of Lago Grey and Honorable Mention in Fine Art/ Landscape for Dragon's Eye.

Seal Pup in Newsweek Polska

April 12, 2018

My photograph Seal Pup was published in Newsweek Polska issue 16/2018. Thank you!

Matterhorn Sunrise in German 'Focus' Magazine

April 08, 2018

My photograph 'Matterhorn Sunrise' published in the German Focus Magazine (March 24, 2018) on a double-page spread! 

Tokyo International Photo Awards TIFA 2017

April 04, 2018

Great news from Tokyo International Photo Awards TIFA. All my submitted photographs were awarded - 'Mysterious Moai' and 'Cascada del Rio Paine' both winning GOLD in Advertising-Travel/Tourism -and 4 Honorable Mentions in Advertising-Travel/Tourism, Nature-Landscape and Fine Art - Landscape categories. 

March 20, 2018

I am truly honoured to be selected as a National Award Winner from many very talented photographers and proud to represent Slovakia with my photograph in this prestigious competition. Winning this accolade is an incredible success giving me the confidence to pursue further my passion for photography and a fantastic opportunity to showcase my work to a worldwide audience. 

 

Som skutočne poctená a hrdá, že som som vyhrala národnú cenu spomedzi toľkých, veľmi talentovaných fotografov v tejto prestížnej súťaži. Je to obrovský úspech, ktorý ma naďalej motivuje rozvíjať kariéru fotografa a zároveň fantastická priležitosť celosvetovo prezentovať svoju prácu.

Prints Available

I am very excited to be one of the 60 finalists of the 15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest. My photograph "Joy" can be found in the Natural World Category. This year, there was 48,000 submissions from photographers in 155 countries and territories. 

Voting for the Readers’ Choice winner is now open and running until March 26, 2018. 

Thank you for all your votes!:)

February 17, 2018

I am delighted to be recognised in IPOTY 2017- International Photographer Of The Year Contest for my 3 series "Hypnotised", "Joy" and "Pele's Revenge". There were many wonderful images submitted by both Professionals and Amateurs alike.​​

Photographers who care and share

December 22, 2017

I am very honoured to announce that I have become a member of the Our Place Team. The Our Place Photographers are dedicated to capture the beauty of the World Heritage Sites and contribute to the mission of promoting the need to protect these sites for future generations. Read more about our mission from Geoff Steven, CEO Our Place. 

ND Photo Awards 2017

November 30, 2017

ND Photo Awards 2017- My second international contest...3 Honorable Mentions out of three submissions... I am very honoured! Congratulations to all winners! Wonderful photographs and great inspiration.​

Chasing the Lights

October 31, 2017

The Lights are ON!:) The 2017/18 Aurora season has started and I am off to chase the lights... My first trip in September took me to Lofoten in Norway, where I was overwhelmed by a mesmerising display of a decent KP6. A month later I was sitting on a plane heading to Iceland... We had a very promising forecast of KP 5-7, but it was cloudy and rainy most of the time... This is part of the experience! :) Despite the weather I was out every single night and lucky to capture a few shots.  My next journey is taking me back to Norway and after a little winter break I will chase the Aurora again - in Sweden and Canada! Check out my gallery dedicated to this beautiful natural phenomenon...and stay tuned!

August 20, 2017

An absolutely amazing experience! Thank you Bryce for publishing my video, we had such a great time!

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I am so honoured that my photo "Dancing In The Night" has been awarded Gold in Advertising: Travel/Tourism category and my "Seal Pup" received Honorable Mention in Wildlife category.

This is a fantastic achievement considering this was my very first international photo contest - submission done literally 5 minutes before the closure!:)​

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