Pavalache Stelian Nicolae was born in 1976 in Urziceni, Romania and is currently working as a documentary movie maker, photographer, programming engineer, web developer & graphic designer in Bern, Switzerland as Founder of Pavalache.com, Lifeographies.com & Satwaguna.com
Honorary member of ECO Bacau Asc, senior photographer for Lifeographies.com & Pavalache.com Studio, photo editor and senior photographer for Dreamstime.com Agency - Stock Photography (Dreamstime LLC United States).
Founder and developer of the Satwa Guna (illusion of forms) international project, the only major worldwide project in which photography catches the unity in diversity of universal spirituality.
Working as a freelancer photographer for about 15 years on assignments with:
- Newspapers, magazines, media campaigns, companies, radio&tv channels, advertising companies, events, VIP people.
- Media: Nikon, FujiFilm, Epson, Yama Studio, National Geographic Romania, Descopera (Discovery), Photomagazine, MediaFax (premium contributor), Jurnalul National, Romania Libera, Ziua, Adevarul, Cotidianul, Libertatea, Ziarul, Evenimentul Zilei, Puls de Ialomita, Jurnalul de Arges, B24Fun, AlpinClimb, Alpin, Knox magazine (extreme sports magazine).
- Tv channels: Tvr (1,2,3), Tvr Cultural & International, ProTv, Antena 1, Antena3, MediaPro.
- Radio cast: Sud Est, Radio Guerilla, Radio Iasi, Delta Rfi, Radio Romania Actualitati.
- www.pavalache.com - Main web site.
- www.lifeographies.com -Lifeographies Stock Agency is a fresh and reliable supplier of high quality digital images at affordable prices.
- www.satwaguna.com - SatwaGuna Project website
Working as a freelancer Moviemaker for about 9 years.
- Moviemaker & video editor for “NexComp Himalaya Expedition 2004”, Kazakhstan (broadcast on TVR & Antena1 TV channels).
- Moviemaker & video editor for documentary movie “Qeuchua People”, Peru 2005 (broadcast on Tvr1, Tvr2, Tvr Cultural & Tvr International TV channel).
- Moviemaker & video editor for documentary movie “Shimshali People”, Pakistan started in 2010 (in work).
- Moviemaker & video editor for documentary movie “Life as it is”, India (Leh, Ladakh) started in 2008 (in work)
- Photo Exhibition 2010 - Satwa Guna IV (Form Illusion) - Carturesti Library - Bucharest
- Photo Exhibition 2009 - Satwa Guna III (Form Illusion) - Carturesti Library - Timisoara
- Photo Exhibition 2009 - Satwa Guna III (Form Illusion) - Carturesti Library - Cluj
- Photo Exhibition 2009 - Satwa Guna III (Form Illusion) - Photo Art Gallery - Oradea
- Photo Exhibition 2009 - Satwa Guna III (Form Illusion) - Best FotoFest - Bucharest
- Photo Exhibition 2009 - Satwa Guna III (Form Illusion) - Best FotoFest - Brasov
- Photo Exhibition 2008 - Satwa Guna II (Khampucea People stage) - Gold on ''My Photo-Reportage'' contest, ''Discovery'' magazine, Bucharest, Romania
- Photo Exhibition 2008 - Satwa Guna II (Form Illusion) - Village Museum - Bucharest
- Photo Exhibition 2008 - Satwa Guna I (Searching for INCA) - Zvonimir Art Gallery , 33 Bauerova, Zagreb - Croatia
- Photo Exhibition 2007 - Satwa Guna II (Form Illusion) - International partnership of attorneys Norr Stiefenhofer Lutz- Egantia Bank - Bucharest
- Photo Exhibition 2006 - National Project - "Pune-te in locul meu" - Photo Art Gallery of Army House - Bucharest
- Photo Exhibition 2006 - Satwa Guna I (Searching for INCA) Satwa Guna - Photo Art Gallery of Pogor House - Iasi
- Photo Exhibition 2006 - Satwa Guna I (Searching for INCA) Satwa Guna - Cultural center Ionel Perlea - Slobozia
- Photo Exhibition 2005 - Satwa Guna I (Searching for INCA) Satwa Guna - National Theatre Bucharest - Romania
- Photo Exhibition 2005 - Satwa Guna I (Searching for INCA) Satwa Guna - Town hall of Pitesti city
Expeditions (photographer, moviemaker & climber)
- 2015 Satwa Guna VIII expedition – Nepal (Everest BC)
- 2013 Satwa Guna VII expedition – India, Nepal (Leh – Ladakh, Varanasi)
- 2012 Satwa Guna VI expedition – Vietnam, Sapa region, Black Hmong ethnic community
- 2011 Satwa Guna V expedition – India, China, Nepal ((Leh – Ladakh, Varanasi)
- 2010 Satwa Guna IV expedition – Pakistan – Shimshal village & Pass
- 2009 Satwa Guna III expedition – Kashmir, Laos, Ladakh
- 2008 Satwa Guna III expedition – Thailanda, Laos, Cambodia,Vietnam
- 2007 Satwa Guna II expedition – China (WudangShan), Tibet, India (Varanasi), Nepal (Kathmandu)
- 2006 Alps expedition (North Wall) - Vf. Groβglockner (3980m)
- 2005 Peru expedition (Satwa Guna I) - vf. Chopichalqui (6354 m)(FAV)
- 2004 Tien Shan expedition (Satwa Guna I) – vf. Khan Tengri (7010 m)(FAV)
- 2003 Cucaz expedition - Nakra Tau (4441 m)(FAV), Volnaya Espain (4200 m)(FAV), Uluh Tau (4218 m)(FAV), Belalakaya (3861 m )
- 2002 Alps expedition (North Wall) - Matterhorn (4478 m Alpii Elvetieni) via Hornly Ridge
- 2001 Caucaz expedition – Elbrus (5642 m), attempting of solo climbing the on South Peak of Mount Ushba (4710 m) (FAV)