Marcin Konkel


GoPro has released a new version of it's flagship product: the Hero camera. The new version called Hero3+ is lighter, smaller and comes with better image quality and battery life. To learn more read this article on As always, when GoPro releases new line of products, a promotion video is out - as astounding as the last one.

Tatras 2013

Hiking in Tatra Mountains, either in Poland or Slovakia, in September can be tricky. It's still summer but the weather changes more rapidly and turns to Autumn (or even Winter) quickly as in higher parts of the mountains the temperature gets lower. First snow in this month is very likely to be seen so one has to be prepared to face two or three seasons during his or her stay. The following photos were taken during such an abrupt change where beautiful summer weather has turned to snowy winter over one or two nights.

TATRAS | Mnich (2068 m) at sunset viewed from Morskie Oko shelter.
TATRAS | Tourist path to Kasprowy Wierch peak (1987 m) in the early morning.
TATRAS | Tourist path from Kasprowy (1987 m) to Swinica (2301m).
TATRAS | Local bird sitting on a rock next to tourist trail to Rysy (2499m).
TATRAS | A stroll to Kasprowy (1987 m) from Kuznice throught the woods.

Rio de Janeiro

Rio is the second largest city of Brazil and know for its statue of Christ as well as for contrasting districts. The beach resorts, which are often the domain of rich, are in contrast with slums where people struggle for a living. All in all, it seems to be a beautiful, colorful city with beautiful landscapes as well as sunsets. This is how Scientifantastic portrays it.

Marocco by Vincent Urban

Colourful, radiant, diverse.. Morocco. As you can see in this movie the author has "tried to discover most of Morocco's versatile landscapes in just 3 weeks, from the Coast to the forest regions of the Middle Atlas, from the hectic Medinas of Fés and Marrakech to the high mountain ranges of the High Atlas, and finally to the dunes of the Sahara Desert." This video captures very diligently the beauty of the country, it's inner variety and picturesque landscapes. It's greatness lies not only within the great video quality but people, buildings and nature being shot with passion.


Solidarity of Arts 2013 - Gdansk
Solidarity of Arts 2013 - Gdansk

Hello Woodstock, are you there ?

Woodstock Festival Poland was organized for the 19th time this year. It is free for all (no tickets) event with world renown bands as well as Polish artist and the biggest music festival in Europe with 450-500 thousand participants each year. This year concerts were happening in over 30 C heat so some cooling down by the fire brigades was priceless.

Road leading to Main Stage through camp site.

Woodstock Festival 2013 - Kostrzyn nad Odra

Fire brigade cooling down festival goers with water near Main Stage area.

Few shots from Berlin

BERLIN | Potsdamer Platz
BERLIN | One of the murals at the East Side Gallery

Photos taken with a mobile phone.

A day with Sergey - Russian billionaire

Russian oligarchs are the business magnates who have acquired their wealth quickly often during the fall of Soviet Union (but not only). The are often in the group of the most wealthiest people in the world. Not necessarily always in terms of strictly money but, for instance, land. You can read more about them on Wikipedia and watch the below movie.

Chalupy welcome to

On one side Chalupy are the capital of Polish surf society so one could think it's bound to be overcrowded with hundreds of surfers and nowhere peaceful to go and rest. Well now, that was what I though at the beginning when I set up my tent in one of the surf campsites and.. I was wrong. Most of the people are out on the water catching the wind in their kites or sails and the beaches are almost empty while being in the peak of season. Moreover, Chalupy are located on the part of Hel peninsula which is very narrow and you have around 1 minute to go from the shallow bay to the rough Baltic Sea. Below you can see the sunset during one of such strolls.

Open'er 2013

I have had the chance to enjoy some of the concerts on Heineken Open'er 2013 festival and tested my new mobile phone camera. You can see the outcome of this below. The event, I guess, has the same amount of advocates as people who boycott the whole idea. One thing is for sure that the selected music artists (not only on main stage !) are often from the top shelf of performers.

Open'er 2013 - Gdynia