(i was in romania for a photography workshop, and my instructor encouraged me to think in a less literal way about how i organize my photos. he suggested that i avoid being strictly categorical and that i instead organize my photos more loosely – in a more impressionistic or visually thematic manner. with that in mind:) i’ll keep experimenting. feel free to comment on this.
recently, i visited cuba with a group of photographers. with more than 3,000 photos to review, it will take me a while to complete my blog posts on this trip, and longer if i want to actually write something perceptive about the experience … the travel restrictions are still in place, so we were there on a general religious license, which required us to visit churches and charities as part of our activities. i was eager to go, because i wanted to see cuba before the travel restrictions are lifted and planeloads of american tourists overrun the island. this seems…
recently, we visited mycenae, which, in the second millennium b.c., was one of greece’s major cities. according to myth, mycenae was founded by the hero perseus, who slew the gorgon medusa. mycenae was also where the bloody events of the house of atreus took place: atreus began his reign by trying to kill his brother, thyestes; his son, agamemnon, became king and went to war against troy after his brother’s wife, helen, ran off to troy with paris, and when the winds wouldn’t blow to send his ships to sea, he decided to sacrifice his daughter, iphigenia, to appease the…
nikon n8008, 38mm diana plastic lens, kodak gold 200 film.
i went back to paleochora, in aegina, to do more photography. transfiguration st. euthymios st. george katholikos st. euthymios st. spyrion st. demetrios and st. george st. nicholas st. anne st. kyriaki transfiguration transfiguration st. dionysius transfiguration st. kyriaki st. anne
this is the public market in athens between monastiraki and omonoia square, for those of you who know the area. you can buy olives here … … or here. at the cheaper end of the spectrum. not everyone sells olives, of course. at the meat market. some butchers are busy others, not so much. you can’t get as much of the goat as you could get in india, but some things are the same.
if only … getting the hyper focal distance right is tricky on this camera. either the x100s does not measure distances correctly, or i don’t – one or the other (or both).