Photo shooting the extinguished traditional professions

A journey through time- Traditional jobs from Greece
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Paul Mpouzakis Feb 08. 2016
by Paul Mpouzakis
Traditional occupations of Crete and the rest of Greece 
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“Calm is the keyword to start a new journey” Old fishermen used to say 

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Smelt fishing. An exceptional practice that goes out

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The trawl comes back to the Venetian port.
The fisherman proudly holds his catch towards the submerged sun 

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The traditional knife maker while taming one…

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The picture of an old manufacturer of traditional Cretan shoes.
Takes you certainly back in time. 
Sizes are irrelevant.  
Every single leg is unique.

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Enjoy the ride like a prince…
There is something to remain there, just like a small window to the past. 
Every time watching those phaetons crossing the narrow alleys across the sea. 
It is those times that your mind fills with pictures, memories and emotions.

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The needle was her brush, painting with threads and colours.
An  authentic Crete is painted on those paintings embroidered by hand

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The old bakery in the neighbourhood

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Cranking the “Laterna”, requires virtuosity, cheerfulness and smile…

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