Category: My journal

Thoughts and images on a daily basis with a point and shoot perspective

Yes, Crete even has a few lakes
Believe it or not, the island of Crete known for its award-winning beaches has a few lakes. One of them just 15 min drive from the city center of Chania in the area of Agia. And that is actually the name of the lake. Penelope and I took a short day trip and enjoyed nature together with the lakes ducks and geese. When on th ...
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Finding some inspiration & new hope for 2018 at the Botanical park of Chania Crete
From my personal journal, this short photo story takes you into the Botanical Park of Chania Crete in the middle of Winter.
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New Year’s Day gestures from ancient Greece with a twist of local tradition
When the New Year arrives in Greece, and it is time to enter your house for the first time, a combination of traditions help bring good fortune to that home. Mainly smashing a pomegranate is the most accepted gesture to be performed at your doorstep. From ancient times in Greece, a pomegranate is regarded as the fruit of abun ...
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Winter walk around Chania with some unexpected surprises.
Western Crete and the town of Chania is best known as a Summer destination. With its amazing beaches, enjoyable nightlife, food for the entire family and leisure and safe environment. But during Winter, life doesn’t stop for us locals living here throughout the entire year. And when as a family we want to take a stroll downto ...
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Bringing some local lifestyle to a villa photo shoot in the South of Crete
Photographing villas for me is a substantial part of my work. The main aspect I try to implement in this type of work is of genuine lifestyle during each photo shoot. This is what I incorporated when I recently photographed a small villa in the renowned village of Sfakia in the South of Crete. Sfakia is known throughout histo ...
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Some of the best rising wedding photographers in the world
When the highly respected list of rising photographers of Rangefinder Magazine came out, I was stunned and ecstatic to see familiar names on the list. Well for this bunch of photographers it is obvious that the world has spoken and stated that they are ahead of their game and leading the way to new and exciting places. Photog ...
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Dancing and eating into the new year in Chania Crete, Greece
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Why I supported TEDx Chania
To start with, I need to emphasise on how much every professional, in just about any field, has to find time and effort, and give back to the community they practice their business in, and not just expect to receive ALL THE TIME.   With this in mind I try to find and help with my profession, individuals or groups, that s ...
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BTS images from the video shoot of Divine villas in Chania Crete, Greece
Yet another hard task was tackled the other day with the results still in the making. A while bach I came to an agreement with long time client from Denmark Lotte Herstal, owner of Divine Villas in Chania Crete to shoot some short clips for the 2017 promotion of the villas. Blessed with some good weather we were able to stick ...
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24h escape to the South of Crete in Paleochora
It all happened mid week, 75 min away in less than 24hours in September. Paleohora in the South of Crete is our favourite destination "get-away".  Amazing beaches, great food and family atmosphere. And all that can be arranged within one stop. Just drive up to the "Palm Tree" and you are done. Perrakis family takes care of th ...
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