Lipsi, Photography and Me


posted on 3rd of december, 2015

Back in the Seventies and Eighties I used to be a professional press photographer -mainly concentrating on politicians and other public figures (many of which now feature in my portfolio here). Eventually, I changed careers and moved on from photography -even selling my set of film cameras (two Olympus OM1 SLRs and a medium format Mamiyaflex).

Moving forward to the 2000s saw me start to visit small Greek islands where my photography was just limited to holiday snaps using a one-use disposable film camera. Quite sufficient for record shots for me -with no thoughts of ever again offering images for sale. Then came my trip to the little Dodecanese island of Lipsi.....

It started with the welcome meeting held by my holiday company. One of my fellow guests was sporting a very substantial professional...

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Posted by Inyrdreams on December 04, 2015
i won an art show for drawings at age 16 and bought a camera to take pictures of things I wanted to draw..next thing I knew I had my own studio for 15 years. I tried to stop... even sold my studio and everything in it, keeping only one nikon and 2 pentax 6t45s in a bag. then I left Indiana for colorado and went what are you thinking??? back to photography and a nikon d5100....if its in your blood its there for good!
Posted by Babar760 on December 04, 2015
I too discovered ( along with millions of people ) the Greek Islands. Nobody goes there anymore, they're too crowded!
Anyways, I discovered the Peloponnese in October. Beautiful countryside, not too crowded, friendly people ans some good food.
What more could an American want who risks getting shot every day?

http://cdelbert.zenfolio.com/p699920039 ( Peloponnese photos )
Posted by Lmhphotography on December 04, 2015
Beautiful shots!



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I have a large archive of celebrity photographs (especially politicians) from late 1980\'s to the 1990\'s. Mainly British subjects such as Margaret Thatcher but with some international figures such as Boris Yeltsin and Lech Walesa. More recent images include travel images of Croatia and several Greek islands such as Paxos, Halki, Symi, Meganissi, Nisyros, Alonissos, Skiathos and Skopelos.I also have images of British events including the famous Jack In The Green festival in Hastings and the Eastbourne airshow.

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