Anastas Tarpanov was born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in 1980. His career started in 2006 and in 2014 he received a 2nd award in Sports Feature category of World Press Photo. After 2015 he moved to long term documentary projects. The main topic in his work is social issues, environmental subjects related to nature violations and human-animal conflict. He is a regular participant in BG Press photo, also part of a local professionals association promotion photography with exhibitions around the world. In 2015 he had an individual exhibition - Patina.
2014 - World Press Photo - Sports Feature 2nd Place
- Video capture
Good bye mother.
erez and Masoud lion cubs ready to be transferred to Felida big cat centre by Four Paws. After weeks of hard work by volunteers and different organizations, protests and support from all over the world the cats are going to the place they deserve.⠀
Poy Sang Long is a Shan tribe Buddhist ceremony of ordination of a boy into novice-monk hood. Boys are paraded a striding high on men's shoulders dressed up in fineries and with make-up in attempt to recall Lord Buddha as the young prince Sidhartha leaving his palace in desperate search of the dharma in the world . Such vernacular event is unique only to Northern Thailand and Myanmar and idiosyncratic to the Shan ethnic group.