Friday, December 15, 2006

Significant Photography

Back to the question why we make photographs, shoot images. I browse occasionally through the web to see other photographers works, either on personal portfolio pages or so-called photo-communities. I notice the number of images is huge and also the number of meaningless and bad images. I am no criticizing the images of students or starters exchanging their pics and feedback in a progress of learning, I am talking about images uploaded with serious intention and the feedback they get from their fellow photographers. Whats the point of uploading a really bad image and others highlighting as great work and beautiful imagery ? How can anyone evolve and develop, if you get continuously supported and no honest feedback that allows you to make the next step, without getting challenged. I will not mention the websites I don't visit anymore but rather highlight community pages with a very high level of quality of the images:
This sites are worth visiting ! Let me know if you find similar.

"Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art."
(Ansel Adams)

My 2 cents

Wednesday, December 13, 2006


A very simple subject. Stones. Provided by nature. Hardly changing their shape naturally during a human lifespan. They are just there. The patience of the endless stream of water might do what the pure human hand might not, shape the stones.

Friday, December 08, 2006


I am always attracted by abandoned objects, like houses and cars. Sometimes I re-visit I place that I know already. This place is near Sounion, about 50km south from Athens in Greece. A nearby famous temple attracts ten thousands of tourists but no one sees this couple of broken down houses and a little chapel. I found the place in 2001 and after 5 years I visited it again. Strange how slow times is passing there, still look s the same. Follow your own footsteps.