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Nikos Pavlakis

Nikos Pavlakis



Taking photographs is not about the equipment you use, but always learn your equipment as good as you can. Experiment and make mistakes. Create photographs based on memories or dreams or even wishes. I am always trying to create a visual path from my heart to other's soul. Please respect my work and don't use the images here for commercial use. You can drop me an e-mail if you want to license my work for commercial use.
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Mikrolimano, Piraeus December 2012

Published December 30th, 2012

It is mid-December and it had been a while since my last photo shooting. You might not get it, but for us photographers (and by the term I don’t mean the business-oriented fellows with no fantasy that only raise their camera just for money) this is far too long. I was in the mood for a good photo and I would do almost anything to get one. I did my research and had a couple of locations in my mind. Being mostly a landscape photographer I had some difficulty in finding something “nice” in the city. I know that it was almost Christmas and the city was decorated with all the lights the economic crisis allowed to glow, but I found it ordinary and overused. At last I decided to head for Mikrolimano in Piraeus, a little marina full of light and opportunities.

Even then, I had to find my way and get there on time provided I would use the public transportation system of Athens, so I packed lightly (3 lenses, my camera and a tripod with a spare battery and a cleaning cloth plus a WB cap ...

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