Archive for the ‘koroni’ Category

I wanted to share with you some photos from the harvest of olives to the production of our exceptional Extra Virgin Oil of our family.It all hapens to the beautiful municipality of Koroni, Messinia in the small village of Charakopio. I hope you enjoy them.

Find this exceptional Extra Virgin Oil and other natural Greek Products in our facebook Page, Earth Gifts.



Most of the time when we see articles or photos of tourist locations such as Koroni Messinia we see the beauty of those places at summer time. Places filled with crowds of tourists, kids and life. How do these places look  when the crowds are gone and the sun is gone?

Trust me beauty is hidden in every corner.

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Koroni Castle March 2016

Koroni Castle March 2016
Garden of Eden

Koroni Castle March 2016
Wild Beauty

Koroni Castle March 2016
The Cross

Koroni Castle March 2016

Koroni Castle March 2016
Young Lady,Gone 1918

Koroni Castle March 2016
Dionysios Rallis ,Mayor

Koroni Castle March 2016
Against threatening Sky

Koroni Castle March 2016

Koroni Castle March 2016

Koroni Castle March 2016
We LIVE ..IN.. History, WE Breath Free..

Read more in my Flickr Album

A real men’s Lens, full metal body with silk glass heart. A great gift from Japan that cost me  90Euro including postage.




I am really happy with this small gem from Nikon. Ken Rockwell has an in depth analysis for this lens. You can read it here:Nikon 50mm f/1.4 NIKKOR-S Auto (1966-1974)

It works great with my d7200, focusing is easy  the results are Super,I can see my self using it extensively. (note just that Multi-coating is absent).

Here are some samples

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Nikon 50mm f/1.4 NIKKOR-S Auto (1966-1974)

Nikon 50mm f/1.4 NIKKOR-S Auto (1966-1974)

Nikon 50mm f/1.4 NIKKOR-S Auto (1966-1974)

Nikon 50mm f/1.4 NIKKOR-S Auto (1966-1974)

Nikon 50mm f/1.4 NIKKOR-S Auto (1966-1974)

Koroni or Corone (Greek: Κορώνη) is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pylos-Nestoras, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Known as Corone by the Venetians and Ottomans, the town of Koroni (pop. 1,668) sits on the southwest peninsula of the Peloponnese on the Gulf of Messinia in southern Greece 45 minutes southwest of Kalamata. The town is nestled on a hill below an impressive Venetian castle and reaches to the edge of the gulf. The town was the seat of the former municipality of Koróni, which has a land area of 105.163 km² and a population of 5,067 (2001 census). The municipal unit’s next largest towns are Charokopeió (pop. 743), Chrysokellariá (528), and Vasilítsi (488). It also includes the uninhabited offshore island of Venétiko.

From Wikipedia


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A beautiful place to visit for you and your family . If you have never been in this historic town on the edge of Peloponnese, don’t lose the opportunity to visit it this summer.

See You there…

Shot on D7200 and Nikon 18-55mm VR