A photographer who visits a country, has to choose between the
random (independently of subject and content) accumulation of
images and the work on specific predetermined plan or work on
In the first case, a quick movement and an eagle's eye are
demanded, whereas in the second one, an intellectual energy for
the differentiation's comprehension and the labour for presence in
the right place at the right moment are called for.
Both ways of approach are equally acceptable, equally difficult,
equally personal and therefore demanded.
Thodoris Georgiadis chose the second way.
He photographs the people of the Nile in their natural environment
with powerful angles, angles that without seeking their imposition
on it, they clearly elevate the presence of the ones being
All of them, in town or in the country, demonstrate unique people,
full of humanity, people who could not stand with such dignity
anywhere else, in other words parts, harmonious and
inseparable, a part of their space, a part of the landscape.
With them the History also poses.
The warmth and the way by which the photographer
to communicates with his "models" create this unique perfume that
shaped the country's past and maybe its future.