Figs and Dreams, by Athena Constantinou

This is one of the first photos I have taken as soon as I got a camera, without knowing near anything about photography. I remember visualizing this photo, on a summer month where figs comes to a plethora in my country, Cyprus and I desperately wanted to shot it. Then natural light and basic functions of my camera where not in my knowledge, so one afternoon, with the slightest natural light I created this photo and shot it. Still some people who really understand photography said to me that this is a good photo if only I would have crop it a bit. “Old photos can still be good photos Athena”. Well not sure if is a good photo, but sure I like it and I learned a lot from this photo!

Figs and Dreams, by Athena Constantinou

Nikon D7100 with AF-SVR Micro 105mm | Exposure 1/60 @ f/3 | ISO 100 | Focal Length 105mm
Figs and Dreams, by Athena Constantinou

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | September 05
Award Score: 58 (Value 10, Clarity 10.5, Composition 17, Style 10.5, Skill 10)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Food Photography
Photograph Location: Nicosia, Cyprus

Photographer: Athena Constantinou (Cyprus) Registered
Born in Cyprus, lived in Athens and London, traveled the world, Athena is a food photographer, food stylist, upcoming cookbook author and blogger. Semi finalist at the Pink Lady Food Photography competition 2016, Athena is an enthusiastic and aspiring new photographer, a restless artist that never stops seeking inspiration and creation in every form. With over 45k followers in her Instagram account Athena, is constantly creating mouthwatering images both for her account as well as blog. Her goal is now to be award winning in the Pink Lady Food Photography 2017, her cookbook and to take her photos to the highest standards possible!


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