Interest in photography came late in my life. I began travelling and photographing places and people that were distant from the “modern” western way of life. I am most excited by people, places and cultures that have not been overtaken yet by the homogeneity of the west. I love the color and texture of those places, the vitality of life and their rituals and symbolisms. Ι shoot what moves me; I shoot from my heart to tell the visual stories I love and care about, discovering what it means seeing rather than merely looking. For me photos, and more specifically people’s photos, are emotional experiences. With my camera, I am searching to find not only what separates us from these people, but also what unites us.