Original size: 6026 × 4020 pixels. “Without stones there is no arch.” – Marco Polo Buy the print at Fine Art America or Redbubble.
Have you ever seen how cameos are made? If not, here are some shots I took during a visit of a cameo factory near Naples. But before, some background information. Dating back to the 3rd century BC, cameos were originally used for signet rings and large earrings. The classic designs were scenes of Greek or Roman mythology or portraits of important people….
Original size: 6030 × 4028 pixels “Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.” – Hal Borland Buy the print at Fine Art America or Redbubble.
Original size: 6030 × 4028 pixels “And love’s the noblest frailty of the mind.” – John Dryden Buy the print at Fine Art America or Redbubble.
This month, I’m excited to feature one of my favorite photographers — Nazir Ekhlass. Nazir lives in Kabul and uses his camera to capture modern-day life in Afghanistan… Cendrine Marrouat: What inspired you to become a photographer? Any particular story? Nazir Ekhlass: I have always been interested in arts and music. I can clearly remember my childhood, making sketches and cartoons,…
Another thing for which Athens is famous is its marathon. The Athens Classic Marathon is a long-distance running road race happening every November. It is based on the story according to which Greek soldier Philippides ran from the Battle of Marathon to Athens in 490 B.C. to announce that the Greeks had defeated the Persians. He then collapsed and died from exhaustion…