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Username costas masseras
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Joined Apr 26, 2006
First Name costas
Last Name masseras
Country greece
Biography Photography is the way to bring reality close to my standards.
If I can't change it, I can barely transform it, good enough in order
to compromise with it.
Stating from the beginning what is important and what is not, what
could be regarded as beautiful, or ugly, what would be funny or sad.
It is a try to put in order all things of this chaotic world around me
and inside me.
As a collector of everyday images, I have learnt study photographs
around me.
The collection of harbours' fotos were created due to curiosity. What
happens when an environment like that is photographed beyond the
borders of its functionality?
What signals a deserted harbour or a stranded beach, during in
wintertime. My ports host a wintry sun,
They belong to the present but maintain images of long-gone past
decades, they are empty, but at the same time "full" with unfitting
objects, and so I define my frames, discovering each time new
Every city has many faces. Different people, modern and traditional
spaces, movement and peacefulness.
These contrasts are indicated by the title "coexistence" I always try
to photograph as if I were in any place of the world. I feel my self as
a citizen of the world, at the same time I get annoyed even by the
slightest movement.
"Acceptance" is a a procedure that is still going on. Friends who have
spent their time, posing without complains, have accepted to play a
To images which might not have flattered them, that didn't serve a
certain purpose. They are wonderful, they are unique and remain
friends, as summer antipostcards, the "exotic summer's " photographs
are recollections of my holidays.
I exist in all of them, watching carefully and commenting each incident
that is taking place in front of me.

Images introduce another way of communication. What is entitled inside
the frame's four angles, presuppose the aesthetic viewpoint of the
creator. So my photographs refer to others, but still speak enough
about me.
They consitute my best curriculum vitae.
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