Ever since I was a little girl, the sea has always been my safe place. This had a lot to do with the fact that I lived my entire life in Greece, amidst its crystal clear waters. Its tranquility continues to draw me towards it, and every time that I dive into the sea, I find myself revisiting my childhood days.
I think this was the biggest reason behind the development of my underwater portrait series—to preserve the happiest memories from my growing-up years. Also, at the time that I started the series, Greece was hit with a financial meltdown. I think shooting underwater was my way of seeking creative ways to escape reality. Nevertheless, I will always consider myself fortunate to be part of such a captivating country like Greece.
To create illusionary underwater photographs
I have been photographing the series on and off, since 2010. However, in the last few years, I have been shooting much more regularly.
The series has been a very liberating experience. It has allowed me to become one with the sea.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
A World Without Us
Ella Morton speaks to Nilofer Khan about the accelerating deterioration of the Northern landscapes, and how she uses analogue practices to depict her perspective.
Sigma Launches its Latest Lens in the Sports Series
Sigma has revealed a new addition in its popular Sports lineup—the 150–600 f/5-6.3 DG DN OS lens for E and L-mounts.
THREE LOCATIONS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, THREE MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, ONE ESPECIAL THREE-POINTED STAR
Mind Over Matter
Gurinder Osan speaks about his rigorous training and meticulous planning that went into capturing some of the most popular images at the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Fast, Compact and Wide
Shridhar Kunte reviews the Fujifilm XF 18mm f/1.4 R LM WR, the upgraded version of the XF 18mm f/2 pancake lens for Fujifilm X series cameras.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 4
ONE OF THE BEST MOBILES IN THE MARKET.
Sony Xperia 10 III Lite
Enjoy more of what you want on the go with the Xperia 10 III.
The Unition of Man and Machine
One of the earliest proponents of child labour rights in the United States, Lewis Hine was an exemplary photographer who was one of the first to use photography as a documentary tool; he was single-handedly responsible for changing child labour laws in the country.
Tamron Unveils a Lens for the E and X-mounts
Tamron has announced its latest APS-C zoom lens for Sony and Fujifilm camera systems, the 18–300mm f/3.5–6.3 Di III-A VC VXD. The X-mount edition will be available later this year.
JUST LIKE YOU
THE MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS LIMOUSINE IS MORE THAN A TROPHY, IT’S A COMPANION
This iOS game was made for a cat and reviewed by a cat
THE HEDONIST'S GUIDE TO MY KONOS
Seize the Endless Aegean Summer in style on Greece’s posh island escape for the jet set
THE TALE OF TWO AGES: A Plan for Your Healthspan
For the longest time our age has been defined by the day we were born and the number of times we are fortunate enough to circle the sun.
The Typhoon is the only vessel in the Mediterranean with the sole purpose to clean up the most inaccessible Greek coastlines, which has become, unfortunately, in some places a waste concentration.
WARP-SPEED SHATNER HEADED FOR CRACK-UP!
DYNAMIC “Star Trek” legend William Shatner still has plenty of get up and go at age 90. But sources dished the space case thinks he’s invincible and loved ones are begging him to slow down before he hurts himself!
GREECE - ATHENS
Athens, the capital of modern-day Greece, also stood at the heart of Ancient Greece. Fifth-century B.C. landmarks still dominate this city, which historians generally consider the birthplace of Western civilization. Make sure to explore the many historic sites and breathtaking views.
SEXY AT 63!
Sharon’s Summer Bod
The Golden Ticket
Companies and countries that depend on travel or large gatherings are counting on the unproven concept of vaccine passports
The Gourmand Before Time
A book on prehistoric culinary evolution attributes a rare trait to Paleo man: taste By Howard Chua-Eoan
American Dipper: a swimming and singing songbird
If you walk along a mountain stream almost anywhere in the western United States, you may see a uniformly gray bird standing on a rock near a riffle or rapid in the middle of the river.