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Why Red Easter Eggs?

In the orthodox faith the egg symbolises the sealed Tomb of Christ — the cracking of which symbolised his resurrection from the dead. The red colour symbolises the blood of Christ Do you want to dye your eggs like we will do on Holly Saturday morning? It is simple just follow a few easy steps: Combine water, onion skins, and vinegar in a pot; bring to a boil. Set aside…

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Good Friday in Plaka- Free Photography Workshop

Byzantine Athens is represented by a small number of churches mostly dated from the 11th century. The decorations of churches with figures of Christ, the apostles and saints, was an early form of writing, with images explaining the Orthodox faith for those unable to read. These tiny churches with their red-tiled domes are antique gems set among the modern concrete buildings of the urban metropolis. We will meander through Plaka’s narrow…

Sense of Food – Photography Workshop

Lemnos island - 14 - 21 June, 2018 Cooking, styling and photography master class! You will cook, shoot and eat You will study how to cook special dishes, styling tricks and you will understand the secrets of how to create amazing food photography! A day from our new itinerary: Day 2 The organic day 07:00 – 09:30 Breakfast – Traditional Greek breakfast buffet – cooked by the hotel 09:30 – 10:30…

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Why choose Messolonghi

Messolonghi is the capital town of Aetolia-Acarnania in Western Greece, known as the site of  dramatic sieges during the war of Independence against the Ottoman empire and the death of the philhellenic poet Lord Byron. The town is dominated by vast salt water lagoons that are home to amazing bird concentrations, depending on the season and the weather. Of course most photographers focus on the pelicans and the noisy flamingoes.…

Explore our 2018 Photography workshops in Greece

We will guide you to the best places, people and food to experience Greece like a local. Not only will you come away with some amazing images, but also a deeper understanding of the country that truly is the birthplace of Western civilisation. 2018 photography workshops Messolonghi- (Apocria) 17-24 February Athens (Independence day) 22-29 March Messolonghi (Orthodox Easter) 30 March- 10 April Messolonghi, Holy Trinity (Simiou Panigyri) 24-31 May Lemnos…

Submissions call for Photo Critique – January 14th 2018

As the nights get shorter, and the light fades from the days,  we are moving ever closer to our January 14th Photo Critique session at 6pm, Magdelene College,  Cambridge. But luckily the theme is “Light” so hopefully your photos will brighten things up for us! If you would like to submit the rules are simple: 1. Only 3 images per person, submitted in jpg to this dropbox folder 2. Photo critiques…

Messolonghi 2018 – Itinerary Announced

When’s the next one? February 17 – 23rd 2018 How much is it? £3,000 What’s included? Accommodation, breakfast and workshops,local transport.  This includes daily workshops, as well as post production and photo critique sessions in the evenings. What’s not included? Flights, lunch and dinner. You’ll also need to provide your own camera and all other related gear. For more information on this fantastic workshop see our tour page.