June 2020

Exhibition in Ikaria

Many of my favourite photographic projects focus on Ikaria, the Greek island which was home to my wife's father. Every year I put on an informal exhibition there, usually in a taverna, sometimes in the local town hall. It's a good chance to catch up with friends and family, and to put my mind to shooting and printing landscapes. The light there is magnificent, but unforgiving in the middle of the day, so I tend to explore with my camera and tripod very early in the morning. Here is the poster from last year's show, with one of my favourite landscapes of the village of Maratho. Perhaps the lockdown situation will ease enough to let us go there this year. But the island will always be there…