Santorini Island, Greece

Forty years ago I saw a wonderful slide show of Santorini sponsored by Kodak. I said to myself that one day I would go there and photograph the beautiful white churches and their blue domes. When I retired recently Santorini was the first place on my list of photographic destinations to go to. I joined Dimitri Vasiliou of Earth’s Beauty Tours for a week exploring the photographic potential of Santorini.

Santorini is shaped like a croissant with both pointed ends facing west. This means you can get good sunsets from both the northern and southern tips. We were based near the centre of the island which meant we could reach anywhere on the island in around twenty minutes so travelling time to locations was quite short.

Naively I imagined that there were only a few blue domed...

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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