Visual stories by photographer Ryan Carter
I really love living here in Ternopil, Ukraine. This photo is from a photo club outing a few months ago as the trees were only beginning to turn green and new life was flourishing all around.
Rim lighting, which is often referred to as back light or even hair lights, is simply light placed on your subject which gives the appearance of a light outline.
These were my really early days of experimenting with photography, using film and falling in love with the art.
We headed off with the men to round up the horses before night fall. Here you can see one of the sons riding bare-back towards us, skillfully guiding the horse at full pace.
A campfire is so mesmerising and every time I go camping and sit watching the flickering flames, I remember just how much I enjoy it, away from everyday distractions, just the sound of the fire, nature and good conversation.
The magnificent ruins of the Sydoriv Castle, while still huge on the surrounding landscape, it is nothing compared to what it must have been like when construction finished in the 1600’s
On neighbouring hills in the small town of Pidkamin, Ukraine, lies a beautiful Dominican monastery and an infamous piece of stone – the Devil’s Rock.
During the summer months, before the sun rises over the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia, the many shepherd camps scattered throughout the region are bustling with activity.
I’d like you to meet Thomas. In Malawi, where 80% of the population works in agriculture, Thomas is one of the workers.
These images from my time in the DR Congo we are preparing for an exhibition with Focus Congo later this year in Germany.