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2021-03-26 GREEK PARLIAMENT

At times I am skeptical when looking for recommended attractions in a city. The changing of the guard from the Greek Parliament is a great event. The line-up of the guards and the synchronized movements is an exciting spectacle. I was lucky enough to be there at dusk and benefited from the special light.

 

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  • Camera: ILCE-7RM4
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/40s
  • Focal length: 21mm
  • ISO: 640
By |2021-03-25T20:09:56+01:00March 25th, 2021|Greece|0 Comments

2021-03-23 WAITING FOR MARIOS

I waited for my colleague Marios at Syntagma Square. There was little traffic due to the lockdown. So I got to the meeting point 20 minutes earlier. I used that to take pictures of the area, like here the way across Syntagma Square.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2021

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM4
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/80s
  • Focal length: 21mm
  • ISO: 640
By |2021-03-22T19:37:16+01:00March 22nd, 2021|Greece|0 Comments

2021-02-26 ATHENS EVENING DINNER

On the next day, my friend Marios showed us a beautiful restaurant. I was especially impressed by the landing stage out to the sea. With my Leica M240, I could catch the scene, photographing from our restaurant table. By the way, we had excellent Greek finger food and red wine.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2021

  • Camera: LEICA M (Typ 240)
  • Aperture: ƒ/2
  • Shutter speed: 1/25s
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • ISO: 2500
By |2021-02-25T19:44:27+01:00February 25th, 2021|Greece|0 Comments

2021-02-25 ATHENS GUARDIANS

My last and only flight in the second half of 2020 was to Athens. It was a business trip, but my wife Karin came after two days after. On Saturday evening, we were watching the guardians before the parliament in Athens, a memorable spectacle. I shot from wide-angle to tele, from color to black and white, and with different frames.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2021, Silver Efex Pro

  • Camera: LEICA X VARIO (Typ 107)
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.4
  • Shutter speed: 1/80s
  • Focal length: 46mm
  • ISO: 1600
By |2021-02-24T20:04:42+01:00February 24th, 2021|Greece|0 Comments

2021-01-22 BEACH HOUSE IN GREECE

I didn’t know Glyfada before. A work colleague of mine lives there—a lovely area, with a long promenade and several ports and beaches. My wife Karin and I walked 5 kilometers of the way and experienced the fresh sea air and the pleasant evening wind. Stop by when you are in Athens.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2021

  • Camera: LEICA M (Typ 240)
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/24s
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • ISO: 2500
By |2021-01-20T20:06:22+01:00January 20th, 2021|Greece|0 Comments

2020-12-31 ACROPOLIS WIDE ANGLE

When I was in Athens with my wife this year, restoration work was being carried out on the Acropolis. So I was a little disappointed and still wanted to make the best of the situation. Therefore I decided to take a wide-angle photo to give the sky and the surroundings more emphasis and move the scaffolding into the background.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2021, Aurora

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM4
  • Aperture: ƒ/22
  • Shutter speed: 1/40s
  • Focal length: 21mm
  • ISO: 100
By |2020-12-30T17:48:58+01:00December 30th, 2020|Greece|0 Comments

2020-11-19  NIGHTS IN ATHENS

A scene of night traffic in Athens shot with Sony A7R IV and Zeiss Loxia 21mm 2.8.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2020

  • Camera: ILCE-7RM4
  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Shutter speed: 1/10s
  • Focal length: 21mm
  • ISO: 640
By |2020-11-17T21:11:33+01:00November 18th, 2020|Greece|0 Comments

2020-11-07 THE GLYFADA PROMENADE

Glyfada, a district of Athens, has a long promenade near the sea. The way home to the hotel was a lot of fun; you could discover a lot and take enough photos.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2020

  • Camera: LEICA M (Typ 240)
  • Aperture: ƒ/2
  • Shutter speed: 1/25s
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • ISO: 2500
By |2020-11-05T19:46:33+01:00November 5th, 2020|Greece|0 Comments

2020-11-03 THE KIOSKS IN ATHENS

I love the kiosks for the chilled drinks. I often get a Diet Coke or an electrolyte drink. While other shops have already closed, the booths still have lights on until late at night.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2020

  • Camera: LEICA M (Typ 240)
  • Aperture: ƒ/5.6
  • Shutter speed: 1/25s
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • ISO: 2500
By |2020-11-01T20:07:15+01:00November 2nd, 2020|Greece|0 Comments

2020-11-02 GUARD MOUNTING IN ATHENS

My wife insisted on seeing the changing of the guard in Syntagma Square. I thought there were more exciting things but was then taught better. At dusk, with the knocking shoes, and the rehearsed movements, it was a great experience.

 

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Post processed with: Photoshop 2020

  • Camera: LEICA X VARIO (Typ 107)
  • Aperture: ƒ/6.4
  • Shutter speed: 1/320s
  • Focal length: 46mm
  • ISO: 1600
By |2020-10-31T17:05:15+01:00October 31st, 2020|Greece|0 Comments

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