Magic hour

One picture per month, 7 June 2012

Usually photographs that are not associated with a certain commission or a project tend to disappear inside my hard drives. Every time I want to send this newsletter I take great pleasure looking back. It’s a good way to refresh my memory. This picture was taken in the summer of 2009, during the ‘magic hour’ light in Istanbul on a small street leading to Istiklal Avenue, one of the most famous streets in the Turkish city.

This is a photograph I particularly like because it brings to mind more than what it depicts. To me it’s the whole notion of summer. A sequence of words comes to mind: hot, dry, hazy, lazy, colourful, erotic, friends, BBQ, lucid, sea, white, blue, hypnotic, sunny, sticky, humid, happy, fish, rags, camping, travel, sweaty, salty, bikinis, sand, fun, free, breeze and exciting.

 

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I am very proud to announce that I now have a new website yianniskatsaris.com that was designed by polimekanos.com. A special thank you to Joseph Kohlmaier, the mastermind behind the exquisite design.

 

 

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