Couples portrait session from the beach up to the mountains of Chania Crete, Greece

lifestyle portraits

One of the magnificent beauties of Crete is that one minute you can be sunbathed by the Mediterranean Sea and within a 20-30min drive you can be in a mountainous range enjoying a walk in the woods. And you can then cuddle by a fireplace with a home cooked meal.


This is how I spent the day with Natasa and George. Both working hard during the Summer season at Alcanea Boutique Hotel and now, in the off season, enjoy the nature Crete has to offer.


By the water we even found a boat named George with the sun beating down on us. Despite being mid December. The water reflected the sunrays and reminded us of the Summer that wasn’t that far back nor that far away.

Afterwards as I mentioned we drove for around 30min into the mountains to Mila Mountain Retreat. Not just rooms to stay at but an idea in itself. Situated in the hills above Kissamos on the way to the popular beach of Elafonisi it is a step back into relaxation. Your thoughts and heartbeat slowdown and nature takes over.

George Natasa and I walked on some of the trails around Milia and came across fall foliage, a tractor, chickens, goats, ducks, some ruins and a small river.


An ideal setting for the couple to relax, close their eyes and enjoy their true love.

And best part of a long day in nature is some slow food made with extra local care at the restaurant of Mila Mountain Retreat.

dsc07397 dsc07349 dsc07336 dsc07374 dsc07402 dsc07437 dsc07470 dsc07506 dsc07510 dsc07518 dsc07536 dsc07551 dsc07579 dsc07596 dsc07604 dsc07606 dsc07608 dsc07621 dsc07624 dsc07627 dsc07634 dsc07647 dsc07640 dsc07665 dsc07677 dsc07682 dsc07657 dsc07708 dsc07745 dsc07750 dsc07744 dsc07747 dsc07753 dsc07762 dsc07829 dsc07841 dsc07882 dsc07822 dsc07805 dsc07818 dsc07938 dsc07898 dsc07925 dsc07912 dsc07978 dsc07955 feet980 dsc08018 dsc07990 dsc07969 dsc07946 ducks980 dsc07944 dsc07866 dsc08034 dsc07960 dsc07858 dsc08075 dsc08125 dsc08108 dsc08067 dsc08145 dsc08142 dsc08171 dsc07641 dsc08180 dsc08181 dsc08128 dsc08166


Related Posts
From Nikita with love. A boudoir photo session in Chania Crete Greece
For Nikita posing in lingerie was not something new as she also models back home in Belgium. But posing as a gift for her man was a challenge she opted for while on vacation in Greece. Now mind you Nikita is also a mother of one so any excuses from ladies reading this have to be left here at this point. And that is one of the reasons I felt honored to do this session. I wanted women to realize that they have to take the challenge when they can because time flies and so does your opportunities to honor your heart, soul and yes your body. And that is what Nikita wanted, to give this gift to herself for herself and to the man she loves. For ...
singer Georgia Dagaki
Singer artist Georgia Dagaki interview portrait photo shoot
She has talent, and her voice proves that, but she also has the stance needed to back up her voice.
Chania Crete photographer workshop in the Canary Islands
Looking back at the Wolves Workshop in the Canary Islands It was that time of the year for me. I had to take a break and expand my knowledge. The best part of it was that I could combine those both together. How did this happen? Well, there happened to be a passionate Spanish photographer called Pablo Beglez with an itch for sharing knowledge and for meeting and making new friends. Pablo put together The Wolves Workshop on a heavenly little island off the cost of Lanzarote called La Graciosa. Upon my arrival on the island I was content with just the location. A volcanic scenery with just one and a half villages, no paved roads ...