Mag. Alfred Smatlanek Sikula

member of

Slovak Syndicate of Journalists (SSN)

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

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  • My recent equipment - Sony Alpha 6500, lens - Sony FE 18-135mm 3,5-5,6 OSS, Sony E4.5-6.3 70-350 G OSS, Sony FE 70-200 mm F4 G OSS, Laowa 60mm Macro, GoPro 7 black, AFI MRA01 panorama ball head, drone FIMI X8 SE 4K.

  • Countries I've been to - Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Slovenia, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, USA, Mexico

  • Countries on my plan - Benelux, Island, Faroe Islands, Galapagos, Japan

  • My plans for 2020: 

  1. Create a plan of my attendance at the Sport events (ski(DONE!!!) snow boarding, windsurfing, cycling, horse-races, swimming) in the Northern Italy, Austria, Switzerland and Germany

  2. Create a plan of my attendance at the major sport events around the world in 2020 - soccer, ice hockey, light athletics

  3. Covering Faroe Islands killing pilot whales (Grindadrap)

  4. Finishing the British School of Journalism study!

  5. Learning new style of photography - Macro-photography

  6. It's time to review the plans from the period before COVID-19, and create the realistic one!!!

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British School of Journalism

My accomplished assignments in 2020:

  • Youth Winter Olympic games Lausanne 2020, Switzerland (09.01.-14.01.2020)

  • Bendura Bank Snow Polo World Cup in Kitzbuhel, Austria (17.01.2020)

  • Freeski & Snowboard FIS World Cup in Seiser Alm, Italy (18.01.2020) 

  • Obtained the Diploma from British School of Journalism

  • I've learnt basics of Macro-photography, what's become my favourite 

  • Finding a pleasure to photograph the lakes, there are so many around, and so beautiful!