2004 Photo Contest, Nature, Stories, 2nd prize

Olivier Grunewald

Le Figaro Magazine / Grands Reportages

07 September, 2002

Since Mount Karimsky's last eruption in 1996, it has regularly spouted plumes of ash up to five kilometers high. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the Kamchatka peninsula, which presents a landscape of geysers, boiling lakes and active volcanoes.

About the photographer

Olivier Grunewald

Olivier Grunewald was born in Paris in 1959. He started photographing birds at the age of 14. After studying commercial advertising photography at the Gobelins school of images, ...

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