NAXOS IN 35 MM

Around Naxos island, Greece, with my little black Rollei 35 LED and IlFord HP5 Plus films. Greek beers and Aegean sun did the rest. “YAMAS!”

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NAXOS AS CALIFORNIA IN THE SEVENTIES

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A series of b&w shots taken in Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, during the summers of 2015 and 2016 that remind me of California in the Seventies . No details reveal the real location of the set; just lines, contrast and shadows from a possible past. [Shots taken with Canon EOS 1100D, Ricoh GX100 and Olympus E-P2]

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A NEW F/50 PROJECT

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This short “summer series” – seven shots taken in Agios Prokopios, Naxos Island, Cyclades, during a period of 1 hour with a 50 mm lens – helped me explore the lines/feel of continuity between land and sea. I was probably looking for a personal sense of space where the horizon shapes a continuity across the shots. I was looking for a sense of surprise too – catching the amazing moment when the eyes alight on the water over the dunes. There definitely is a feeling of relief and amusement in each image to the extent that the horizon is “broken” or “interrupted” by humans: their familiar presence dares to leave the beach and embrace the water unconditionally.

SEE LAND-SEA: SHAPES OF CONTINUITY

FERRY & KIDS

Ferry & Kids, Chora, Naxos, Greece, late July 2016 [Ricoh GX100]

CHAOS & QUIET

Chaos & Quiet, Mykonos International Airport, early August 2016 [Ricoh GX100]

L’ATTESA A RAFINA

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L’attesa a Rafina, Rafina, Greece, mid July 2015 [Canon 1100D]

AEGEAN PARKING

Aegean Parking, Naxos, Greece, mid July 2015 [Olympus E-P2]