Articles by Pavlos Rekas

Tips on shooting a WRC rally event:

Had the chance to attend once more the WRC Rally Acropolis event in Greece, one of the toughest competitions in the WRC championship.Here are some tips to remember as a photographer:•There is lots and lots and lots of dust.Make sure your camera is covered and protected!•Bring clean clothes to change. You WILL be covered in dust head to toe!•If you are close to the track watch for flying debris and rocks!•Observe safety rules.•Arrive early to pick a good spot... continue reading

FIBA World Basketball Championship 2010 in Turkey

The eyes of basketball fans around the world are on Turkey as theteams competing this is bound to be one of the best championships ever. And of course I hope my team makes it to the finals! Go Greece!!! :) continue reading

Snow settings in the Summer? You may need them in Greece!!!

Many of us know how tricky it is to photograph snow on sunny days.The bright light and the pure white of the snow can easily through your camera’s auto exposure functions off.Believe it or not, you will be facing the same problem if you happen to be visiting one of the Greek islands in the Cyclades, such as Santorini, Ios, Mykonos etc.The pure white of the traditionalCycladic homes under the bright Greek summer sun will be causing your camera the same problems as winter snow!!!If... continue reading

There is more to Greece than Santorini and Mykonos

Some advice for the travel photographers out there for visiting Greece:Undoubtedly the whitewashed homes of Mykonos and the views of Santorini have been the perennial favorites to represent this country in magazines, calendars and posters.Greece however has over 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Sea and 16,000kms of coastline! And don’t forget, the mainland has hundreds of bays, and coves, and coastal towns all waiting to be photographed!If you have the time,... continue reading

27th Athens Classic Marathon

Every Marathon race is a special event testing human spirit and stamina to its maximum.The Athens Marathon however has even more profound significance as it reaches back 2500 years into Greece’s history.The athletic even of today started as a feat by a news bearing soldier who ran the distance from Marathon to Athens to announce the victory of Greeks against the Persians.The race starts from the town of Marathon as it did in 490BC and it takes runners through 3 hills and the streets of modern... continue reading

1000 Images!!!

Seems like a magic number to reach 1000 images.It took just over a year to get there.Next goal 2000!Thanks to all who have viewed and purchased some of my images and especially to those who showed me where they were used.It is quite gratifying to see your work displayed for many to see.This editorial image was my number 1000:And this was my first: continue reading

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