Photos of Greece

Greece Travel Secrets discovered these beautiful photos of Greece and the Greek islands by Athens-based photographer Milan Gonda.

Athens

We love taking photos of Greece. In our view Greece is easily the most photogenic country in the world. It has a special kind of light, vivid colours, handsome people, deep blue skies, dazzling white houses, golden beaches, ancient monuments… all of these are part of what makes the country so appealing to photographers.

Mandraki on Nisyros

Here at Greece Travel Secrets we were delighted recently to discover the photos of Milan Gonda. He's a landscape and abstract photographer who is based in Athens and who travels around producing stunning images of Greece and the Greek islands. 

Hydra

Milan started taking photos to simply document his travels, but gradually the photos became the purpose of those travels. He concentrates mainly on capturing nature, but also finds man-made environments fascinating subjects for his photography.

Skala Village on Patmos

"In both cases," he says, "I try to capture all different possible moods that change with the seasons and weather conditions."

Kythnos

It's easy to see that on this selection of photos that he has kindly allowed us to reproduce here. From sunrise to sunset, the light and other details change. Some of our favourites from his photos are those taken at night. They capture the peacefulness of Greek village life.

Milos

It isn't only us that love his work. He has, not surprisingly, won several awards over the years, including:

2011
International Photography Awards
- category Fine Art (Abstract): honorable mention (three times)
- category Architecture (Bridges): honorable mention

2012
International Photography Awards
- category Fine Art (Abstract): honorable mention (two times)
- category Advertising (Self-Promotion): honorable mention
- category Nature (Trees): honorable mention
- category Architecture (Buildings): honorable mention
- category Architecture (Cityscapes): honorable mention

Tinos

His work has also been exhibited in Athens:
Cityscape exhibition at the Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street
Monochrome exhibition at the Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street

You can see samples of Milan's work on the Portfolio pages of his own website:
http://www.milangondaphotography.com/Portfolio

You can also buy copies of his work here:
https://milan-gonda.pixels.com/
You can get them to hang on the wall, as greetings cards and even as cases for your phone.

Milan has launched a crowdfunding campaign to have his own exhibition in Athens of photos of the Greek Islands. You can read more and donate here:
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/islands-of-greece-photography-exhibition#/
Donors receive a free print or greeting card of their choice of Milan's photos, or even a day's photography workshop in Athens.

We're privileged to be able to use these photos of Greece by Milan Gonda on our website, and you'll find other examples scattered throughout our pages.

Serifos







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