Photographers' Blog

A hopeless situation

March 26, 2012

By Cathal McNaughton

Time is running out for Natassa Papakonstantinou – by August she could be homeless.

Surviving rather than living

March 22, 2012

By Cathal McNaughton

“My wife thinks I don’t do enough but I’m doing everything I can. I work day and night. I’m trying to work my way out of this,” olive farmer Dimitris Stamatakos told me as he took a break from stacking wood at his small-holding in the village of Krokeae in the Peloponnese area of Greece.

Snails as food, snails as business

February 11, 2012

By Yiorgos Karahalis

One of my fondest memories is of the snails my mother harvested after the rains. I couldn’t wait for her to get home so that I could grab those tiny animals and play with them for hours, all the while looking forward to the next day’s lunch! Little did I know then that this childhood pastime was also a big business.

In the eye of the Greek storm

November 14, 2011

By Yannis Behrakis


(View a slideshow of Yannis’ photos from the Greek financial crisis here)

Greece’s new army of the homeless

October 12, 2011

By Yiorgos Karahalis

Ragged clothes, small piles of belongings and a bleak future, Greece’s new army of homeless have swelled in numbers since the debt crisis hit the country.

Der Ball ist rund und das Spiel dauert 90 Minuten

June 25, 2008

“Der Ball ist rund und das Spiel dauert 90 Minuten” – the ball is round and the match lasts 90 minutes - words of wisdom from Sepp Herberger, known as the ’Miracle from Berne’, most famous as German national coach of the team which won the 1954 World Cup.