One of my favorite photographic themes is Romanian traditions. And when I say this, I mean traditional clothing, traditional crafts, traditional houses and the way the romanian peasants lived their life.
One of the most remarkable facts is the romanian peasant was always very inventive. Unfortunately, this was a need that came from the poverty. Unable to buy anything, in many cases bound to the land they worked, the romanian peasant was forced to find ways to improve the quality of life or at least to survive.
Many traditions were lost, but there are still a few determined not to let this valuable things go. I consider myself one of them. At the beginning of this year I've met a few craftsmen that teach the old ways to the young.... [ Read more...