I was born in Voronezh, Russia.
From age of 9-12 I lived in Ramat-Gan, Israel.
At the age of 12, I have moved to Toronto, Canada, where I have resided since. You could say I got the traveling bug, because since then I have went on an exchange to Maastricht, Netherlands, and before and after visited:
Moscow (of course), London (England), Paris (France), Brugges (Belgium), Luxembourg (Luxembourg), Bern (Switzerland), Interlaken (Switzerland), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Monschau (Germany), Dusseldorf (Germany), Liege (Belgium), Utrecht (Netherlands), Cuba (Varadero, Holguinc, Moron). I've also traveled around United States (Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Cape Cod, Detroit, Boston, Orlando, Charleston), and Canada (Vancouver, Montreal, Quebec City, and various Ontario towns).
January 2006, I visited New Zealand, and then had an exchange semester in Sydney, Australia. On the way back from Australia to Canada, my boyfriend, my friend and I went to Japan, where a fantastic person (Thank you Nobu!) showed us around for 10 days. It was magnificent.
I finished my B.Sc. in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from University of Toronto. It was very exciting, and I loved it.
After graduation I've been to Italy (a whole load of towns), Japan (Motegi, Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Himeji, Kobe).
Currently I work for a very large mining company as a project manager.
I am a risk taker: did a solo jump where I had to open my parachute (skydiving, 5 jumps total), enjoyed rock climbing indoors and outdoors (in particular, Australia), jumped off a cliff in New Zealand (like bungee - Shotover Canyon Swing) (twice), enjoy mountain skiing and probably most risky of all, biking to and from classes in Canadian winter.
I like messing around with our apartment and therefore post a large amount of pictures of it. I participate in Apartment Therapy.
I use Nikon D70, with a Nikon 50mm/1.8, Nikon D70 kit lens (f3.5-4.5, 18-70mm), Sigma 12-24mm lens.
- FotoVotr.com Amber Group 29,031 photos, 5,620 members
- The Drake Hotel: Toronto, Canada 3,056 photos, 536 members
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- Domino Magazine 30,989 photos, 3,671 members
- modern living interiors 22,786 photos, 4,508 members
- IKEA Lovers 18,300 photos, 5,810 members
- Living Spaces 13,557 photos, 1,848 members
- in residence 8,159 photos, 990 members
- The beautiful Mediterranean 74,664 photos, 3,839 members
- Venice 101,503 photos, 9,234 members
- Italy 312,623 photos, 13,182 members
- Photographs of Italy 330,766 photos, 13,319 members
- Rick Steves' Travelers' Photos 681 photos, 45 members
- Cinque Terre 10,239 photos, 1,366 members
- Just Windows! 129,542 photos, 14,207 members
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- looking in looking out : windows 20,248 photos, 2,231 members
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- Dramatic Portraits - Post 1 Award 2 151,229 photos, 12,816 members
- 07_07_07 8,096 photos, 5,010 members
- Tree ... competition nº2 - see results 1,815 photos, 562 members
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- ** PI ** 300 views and 14 faves when added (unlimited) 2,185 photos, 771 members
- 50 faves 5,331 photos, 895 members
- Spectacular Objects - Invited Photos Only 936 photos, 639 members
- Cartel * ( B/Y/G ) - CLOSED - nobody views images here 3,235 photos, 486 members
- Flickr's 100 Best 94 photos, 6,243 members
- Torontoist: Toronto Photos 207,444 photos, 5,731 members
- I WANT 5! 334 photos, 1,089 members
- Honest Ed's 228 photos, 45 members
- THE DANGEROUS!!! (deleteme'd photos only) 241 photos, 172 members
- HDR ScoreMe! Post 1 // Score 1 1,844 photos, 412 members
- Japan-o-philia 191,515 photos, 5,858 members
- Roofs - Rooftops - Roofs are fun! 13,328 photos, 1,940 members
- Tokyo Images 193,549 photos, 6,013 members
- flickr Tokyo 172,057 photos, 3,600 members
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- Olya Smith
- February 2004
- Toronto, Canada
- I am:
- Female and Taken
- Project manager