With the summer travel season soon to be upon us many people are contemplating vacations. This article features some images we captured while meandering on Mykonos in 2014.
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We enjoyed our time on Mykonos doing some sightseeing in the countryside, as well as a walking tour of Mykonos town.
No matter where I am, I seem to be attracted to repeating shapes and patterns.
There are small, quaint hamlets sprinkled over much of Mykonos creating many image opportunities of white-washed buildings on the seaside.
I loved the small courtyards in the residential areas, often accented with trees and bright flowers.
Many of the bars and restaurants provide a close-up view of the sea side!
Part of the fun in doing a walking tour of Mykonos town is finding unusual things to photograph.
Including ‘the evil eye’.
Fishing boats and other iconic images of Greece are plentiful on the island of Mykonos.
If you enjoy being immersed in crowds, shops, and the smells of restaurants, Mykonos provides a treasure trove of street photography opportunities.
And, in a pinch a napkin can do a great job as a camera prop to capture a wonderful sunset…
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All photographs were captured hand-held with Nikon 1 gear as per the EXIF data. All images in this article were produced from RAW files using my standard process of DxO OpticsPro 11, CS6 and the Nik Collection.
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