birthday giveaway

This year I am doing a print giveaway on Instagram to celebrate both my birthday and the completion of the “unseen Thessaloniki” series! One of you will win a small limited edition print from the series (30x30cm). Go to my instagram profile to find out … Click to read morebirthday giveaway

Delasalle grove

Many years before the villas of the countryside district, there was another area of Thessaloniki that was famous for its luxurious mansions and wealthy residents. That place was Urendjick, which in turkish means “little paradise”, and today it’s called Retziki or Pefka. That is where what’s … Click to read moreDelasalle grove

zeitenlik

  zeitenlik, which means “olive grove” in turkish, lies near Lagada st. about 1.5 km north of Vardaris square. It is the biggest military necropolis in Greece since the end of WWI. Here are buried more than twenty thousand soldiers from the Entente forces, French, … Click to read morezeitenlik

lake Koroneia

I first tried to photograph this lake a few years ago. I knew it had completely dried out and I wanted to capture the size of this catastrophe. Since I didn’t know exactly how to get there, I headed to the village of Agios Vasileios, … Click to read morelake Koroneia

train cemetery

Trains always fascinated me and many others I suppose. Perhaps it’s because we had no trains where I grew up, so any time we happened to come across one travelling alongside us in the highway, I would be ecstatic. Perhaps it’s because they still have … Click to read moretrain cemetery

byzantine watermills

Just a 5 minute car ride from my house, lies one of Thessaloniki’s treasures that few people even know about. It is the archeological park of byzantine watermills in the area of Polichni. In the past people would come here for small getaways, as the … Click to read morebyzantine watermills

Pavlos Melas camp

Next in the series “Unseen Thessaloniki” is a picture taken in the former camp “Pavlos Melas”, which happens to be one of my favourite shootning spots. The place has a big history and it deserves to be salvaged and have the best possible use in … Click to read morePavlos Melas camp

Peraia-lighthouse pier

This very photogenic pier is found in the eastern suburbs of Thessaloniki, in Peraia. During the ottoman domination this area belonged to a Turkish bey. After the Minor Asia catastrophe in 1922, Greek refugees came and settled here. Because the refugees came from different regions, … Click to read morePeraia-lighthouse pier

pasha’s gardens

Some say this is the most mysterious place in Thessaloniki. Its mystical aura is the city’s biggest puzzle and its beauty and charm are undeniable. Just behind St. Demetrios hospital there is a green park, unknown to most. The park has been given the name “pasha’s … Click to read morepasha’s gardens