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Me as a new born baby, Sofia, 1966
Me as a new born baby, Sofia, 1966
My life has just begun! It all starts with a happy mother and father, smiling at you, but there is not too much freedom to move within those diapers.
I am here about 1 year old, Sofia, 1967
I am here about 1 year old, Sofia, 1967
At this age my hair was blond and curly.
My grandfather and me, Sofia, 1967
My grandfather and me, Sofia, 1967
This is the father of my mother - Angel Petkov.
Sofia, 1979
Sofia, 1979
This is my first photo on film. One of my neighbours (his name was Villi) thought me how to use the camera, develop the film and print the photographs. I was 13 years old, but nevertheless my interest in photography was very strong.
Sofia, 1979
Sofia, 1979
Another photo from my first roll of film. This picture is taken in Zapaden Park (a park located in the western part of Sofia)
Sofia, 1979
Sofia, 1979
Another photo from my first roll of film. This picture is taken in Zapaden Park (a park located in the western part of Sofia)
Sofia, 1979
Sofia, 1979
My cousin Neli had a dog, which she loved dearly. The name of the dog was Gina, and we used to walk it in the park nearby. This park is adjacent to Hristo Botev boulevard, two tram stops from the Central train station.
My mother and my father, 1979
My mother and my father, 1979
I am not sure where this picture was taken. The year is also tentative.
With my father, Sofia, 1979
With my father, Sofia, 1979
This photo is from the same series, made with my first camera. The park which you see on this picture does not exist anymore. Today on the same space there are fountains in front of NDK (The National Palace of Culture) in Sofia.
My mother and my father, Sofia, 1979
My mother and my father, Sofia, 1979
This photo is from the same series, made with my first camera. The park which you see on this picture does not exist anymore. Today on the same space there are fountains in front of NDK (The National Palace of Culture) in Sofia.
Plovdiv. 1981
Plovdiv. 1981
This picture is taken in Trakia's residential area in Plovdiv. This dog belonged to my cousin Dobche.
Koprivshtica, Bulgaria, 1979
Koprivshtica, Bulgaria, 1979
My mother and I liked to travel around Bulgaria. This photograph is taken on one of our trips.
Koprivshtica, Bulgaria, 1979
Koprivshtica, Bulgaria, 1979
My mother and I liked to travel around Bulgaria. This photograph is taken on one of our trips.
Koprivshtica, Bulgaria, 1979
Koprivshtica, Bulgaria, 1979
My mother and I liked to travel around Bulgaria. This photograph is taken on one of our trips.
My mother and my father, Sofia, 1981
My mother and my father, Sofia, 1981
Going out for a walk together.
Romania, 1980
Romania, 1980
This was my first trip abroad.
Obzor, Bulgarian seaside, 1980
Obzor, Bulgarian seaside, 1980
I spent at least 3 weeks every summer at a Boy-Scout camp at the Bulgarian seaside. Here I am with some of my school mates.
Obzor, Bulgarian seaside, 1980
Obzor, Bulgarian seaside, 1980
I spent at least 3 weeks every summer at a Boy-Scout camp at the Bulgarian seaside. Here I am with some of my school mates.
My mother, Sofia, 1981
My mother, Sofia, 1981
This is the CBD in the capital of Bulgaria. My mother worked for a number of years in the Department of Education in Bulgaria. This picture was taken nearby her office, where she used to work.
My mother, 1985
My mother, 1985
This picture captures a moment from the busy schedule of my mum during the years when she was employed in the Department of Education
My mother in our apartment in Sofia.
My mother in our apartment in Sofia.
Our two bedroom apartment was located on Hristo Botev boulevard in Sofia, Bulgaria.
Berkovitza, 1984
Berkovitza, 1984
On holiday in Berkovitza, Bulgaria.
My mother, Sofia, 1983
My mother, Sofia, 1983
This picture is taken in front of the monument of the Bulgarian-Soviet camaraderie.
My mother, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 1984
My mother, Gabrovo, Bulgaria, 1984
This picture is taken during one of our trips to Luliacite, next to Gabrovo, Bulgaria.
My mother, Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1981
My mother, Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1981
The picture is taken in the center of the town of Berkovitza.
My father and I, 1980
My father and I, 1980
This picture is taken during one of our trips, but I am not exactly too sure what town this is.
My father, 1980
My father, 1980
The picture is taken in front of a traditional Bulgarian guest house.
With my father, Sofia, 1981
With my father, Sofia, 1981
I don't remember very well where exactly this pic is taken, but I am almost certain it is somewhere in Sofia.
My grandmother, Sofia, 1979
My grandmother, Sofia, 1979
This picture is taken in front of the Monument of the Soviet Army in Sofia.
My grandmother, Sofia, 1979
My grandmother, Sofia, 1979
In the late 30's and early 40's my grandmother and my grandfather used to rent this shop. Back then it was a grocery store. Later it was turned into a bakery.
My grandmother, Sofia, 1984
My grandmother, Sofia, 1984
This picture is taken on the crossroads of Hristo Botev boulevard and Pirotska street (back then it was Zdanov street).
My grandmother, Sofia, 1985
My grandmother, Sofia, 1985
This picture is taken on the balcony of her flat.
My grandmother, Sofia, 1979
My grandmother, Sofia, 1979
This picture is taken in front of a watch repairs workshop on Hristo Botev boulevard (close to the intersection to Klokotnica street).
My grandmother, Sofia, 1983
My grandmother, Sofia, 1983
This photo is taken in Zapaden park (a park located to the west of Sofia).
My grandmother, Sofia, 1983
My grandmother, Sofia, 1983
This photo is taken in Zapaden park (a park located to the west of Sofia).
My grandmother, Sofia, 1980
My grandmother, Sofia, 1980
My grandmother used to own this house. It was located on the intersection of Pirotska street and Emil Shekerdjiiski street.
My grandmother, Sofia, 1981
My grandmother, Sofia, 1981
This picture is taken in Uzen park (a park located to the south of Sofia).
Berkovica, 1981
Berkovica, 1981
This small picturesque town is located at about 100 km north of Sofia. I went there for a holiday with my mother.
Sofia, 1980
Sofia, 1980
This picture is taken in Uzen park (a park located to the south of Sofia).
Sofia, 1980
Sofia, 1980
I am not too sure about this, but from what I vaguely remember this is a socialist art panel, describing the usage of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, or it could be a planetarium.
Sofia, 1981
Sofia, 1981
This picture is taken close to the apartment of my grandmother in Sofia.
Me on a holiday in Germany, 1983
Me on a holiday in Germany, 1983
In my High School years I visited Germany several times for working holidays and just for leisure. This picture is taken while I am relaxing next to a lake, where we went for a swim.
Sofia, 1980
Sofia, 1980
This picture is taken in Iztochen park (a park, located in the eastern part of Sofia).
My parents and I in Romania, 1980
My parents and I in Romania, 1980
This was my first trip abroad.
Kazanluk, Bulgaria 1980
Kazanluk, Bulgaria 1980
This picture is taken in front of the Thracian tomb in Kazanluk.
Borovetz, 1980
Borovetz, 1980
I am not sure about this one, but I think it is taken in Borovetz, Bulgaria around 1980.
Still from the movie "The Assassination", 1984
Still from the movie "The Assassination", 1984
Around this time I started making my own movies on 8 mm film. This is a still from one of them.
With my cousin Neli, Sofia, 1984
With my cousin Neli, Sofia, 1984
We are working together on the movie "The Assassination"
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
On holiday in Berkovitza, Bulgaria.
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
On holiday in Berkovitza, Bulgaria.
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
On holiday in Berkovitza, Bulgaria.
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1984
On holiday in Berkovitza, Bulgaria.
Berkovitza, 1984
Berkovitza, 1984
On holiday in Berkovitza, Bulgaria.
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1981
Berkovitza, Bulgaria, 1981
On a holiday with my mother.
My graduation, Sofia, 1985
My graduation, Sofia, 1985
After 4 years of study at the college "Popov" in Sofia, Bulgaria, I received an Advanced Diploma in Electronics. This is the day of my graduation. This college still exists today. Now it is called Vocational School for Audio and Video Equipment. It is located on 10, Slivnica boulevard.
My mother and I on my graduation, Sofia, 1985
My mother and I on my graduation, Sofia, 1985
After 4 years of study at the college "Popov" in Sofia, Bulgaria, I received an Advanced Diploma in Electronics. This is the day of my graduation. This college still exists today. Now it is called Vocational School for Audio and Video Equipment. It is located on 10, Slivnica boulevard.
My best friend Emanuil Pavlov and I on my graduation, Sofia, 1985
My best friend Emanuil Pavlov and I on my graduation, Sofia, 1985
After 4 years of study at the college "Popov" in Sofia, Bulgaria, I received an Advanced Diploma in Electronics. This is the day of my graduation. This college still exists today. Now it is called Vocational School for Audio and Video Equipment. It is located on 10, Slivnica boulevard.
My best friend Emanuil Pavlov and I on my graduation, Sofia, 1985
My best friend Emanuil Pavlov and I on my graduation, Sofia, 1985
After 4 years of study at the college "Popov" in Sofia, Bulgaria, I received an Advanced Diploma in Electronics. This is the day of my graduation. This college still exists today. Now it is called Vocational School for Audio and Video Equipment. It is located on 10, Slivnica boulevard.
My graduation, Sofia, 1985
My graduation, Sofia, 1985
From left to right: my cousin Neli, my grandmother, me, my mother and her friend Velko.
Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1982
Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1982
In this picture I am holding Vasil, who is my cousin Dobche's child.
Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1984
Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1984
From left to right - my grandfather Lazar Tchervenkov, my cousin Mitko, my brother in law Georgi.
My grandfather Lazar Tchervenkov, 1986
My grandfather Lazar Tchervenkov, 1986
He is the father of my father.
My grandmother Dobra Tchervenkova, 1986
My grandmother Dobra Tchervenkova, 1986
She is the mother of my father.
My uncle Georgi at Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1986
My uncle Georgi at Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1986
He is the husband of my father's sister.
My cousins Mitko and Marinela, Novo selo, 1986
My cousins Mitko and Marinela, Novo selo, 1986
Mitko and Marinela are the children of my father's sister. Back in those days they used to grow tomatoes and flowers in greenhouses. Their backyard looks very different today.
Vasil Kiaichev, Novo selo, 1986
Vasil Kiaichev, Novo selo, 1986
He is the son of my cousin Dobche.
Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1986
Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1986
From left to right: my cousin Dobche and her son Vasko, my cousin Mitko and me.
Me at Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1986
Me at Novo selo, Bulgaria, 1986
This is how I used to look like at the age of 20.
The wedding of my cousin Dobche, Plovdiv, 1980
The wedding of my cousin Dobche, Plovdiv, 1980
From left to right: me, my cousin Dobche, her husband Gosho, my cousin Mitko and his sister Marinela.
The wedding of my cousin Zarcho, 1984
The wedding of my cousin Zarcho, 1984
From left to right: me, my cousin's wife Tania, my cousin Zarcho and their witness.
On a working holiday in Germany, 1983
On a working holiday in Germany, 1983
These are my fellow students from the college of electronics "Popov" in Sofia, Bulgaria.
With my mother, 1986
With my mother, 1986
A family moment together.
With my mother, 1986
With my mother, 1986
A family moment together.
Me at 1987
Me at 1987
This is how I used to look like at the age of 21.
Photo shoot, 1981
Photo shoot, 1981
The flag on the background, which is a relic from pioneer camps reads: "We are building for our country"
Photo shoot, Plovdiv, 1981
Photo shoot, Plovdiv, 1981
An interesting "say it with flowers" art arrangement from those distant times. In a very rough translation, the banner reads something along these lines: "12-th Congress of the Bulgarian Communist Party. Our deeds and work is what matters most. 1300 years Bulgarian state."

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Five years of hard work, getting married and becoming a father.
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Boat trip, 18 February 2001