Table of contents:
- 1. Commemorative photo in stone
- 2. River walks along the Neva have become one of the favorite entertainments of tourists
- 3. A place where you can relax in the shade of trees
- 4. Passengers on the lower deck
- 5. Hidden filming
- 6. Watering the streets and sidewalks of Kiev
- 7. Childhood in the USSR
- 8. Not far from the Chirkei reservoir
- 9. Rest on Lake Seliger, 1950
- 10. Street Vending
- 11. Walk along the embankment
Ervin Volkov (1920-2003) was the son of a German who, during the First World War, was captured by Russia and married to a Petersburg woman, Nadezhda Volkova. Erwin had to repeat the fate of his father - in 1942 he was already captured by the Soviet Union and spent 6 years in the USSR. After that, the journalist and photographer was sent to the GDR, where he worked in the press. Later Erwin returned to the USSR and filmed the report “About Russia with Love”.
Ervin Volkov - traveler, journalist and photographers performing the assignment of the East German newspaper "Wochenpost", visited Murmansk, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Irkutsk Region, Baikal, the Far East, the entire Volga, the North Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Abkhazia, the Black Sea coast from Adler to Novorossiysk, in the Crimea, Ukraine and Belarus.
1. Commemorative photo in stone
Every week he sent reports to the editor about different parts of the country. He replenished the archive of his photographs when he returned to the USSR in 1961, 1965 and 1967.
2. River walks along the Neva have become one of the favorite entertainments of tourists
There is not a drop of irony, no caricature, no political overtones in these photos. Rather, it is a genre of classic street photography. That is why the relaxedness and freedom in the choice of subjects are so striking.
3. A place where you can relax in the shade of trees
4. Passengers on the lower deck
5. Hidden filming
6. Watering the streets and sidewalks of Kiev
7. Childhood in the USSR
8. Not far from the Chirkei reservoir
9. Rest on Lake Seliger, 1950
10. Street Vending
11. Walk along the embankment
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