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This Gentleman is Jacovar and his age is 85
On my first Cruise with the Norwegian Jewel, 5 years ago I encountered this
Gentleman with his beautifull real Greek face on the Greek Island of Mykonos
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Had his permition to take a photo and Folks, did see him here on red Bubble at least 4-5 times.

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Two weeks ago I was so happy to see him again and greeted him with respect,
my Greek is 3-4 lines so I phoned from Mykonos with my cell phone to Athens .. home town
of my dear friend / brother
Vassilis ..yes Red bubble member to!
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Asked Vassilis to tell the Gent that he is a world celebraty and photographed all over the World
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Also ..John wanted to buy him a drink or two in his honor ..together with John’s company:
wife and Richard and Trish to sit down and drink to his health!
*He smiled and happily agreed *

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We went away 40 mins later as dear Friends
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So once more Jacovar.. Yia sou – Ti kanis ..isse kala ?
Efharisto – Antio / Goodbey from Red Bubble where you are a Personality now Jacovar !

John

Camera Canon 5D Mark II
Lens Canon L series 25-105
F 8 and ISO 160

PhotoShop CS5

Tags

portraits, self, greece, mykonos, hats

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Comments

  • Jacinthe Brault
    Jacinthe Braultabout 3 years ago

    Hello John! Nice to see you back. Wonderful picture and story.

  • Thank you Amie Jacinthe!

    – John44

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...about 3 years ago

    What a fabulous man, so photogenic (and you, also , John) these images are him are just splendid . Lovely story also to complement the images – xx

  • I need your full address Mattie to send that bottle of your choice!!
    Thanks so much for the fine comment

    – John44

  • Lynda Heins
    Lynda Heinsabout 3 years ago

    Hi John…..wonderful images and a great story, well done!!

  • Lynda so great to see you and like my work!
    Thanks so much and hope all is fine @ your place

    – John44

  • Marsha Elliott
    Marsha Elliottabout 3 years ago

    What an excellent, excellent shot…..we should all look so good at 85!

  • Hello Marsha
    So my son and I look alike ??

    – John44

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 3 years ago

    Great capture John, he has a very photograpic face …

  • Tom thanks friend.. and do you know our local hero here?
    Have you been in Mykonos?

    – John44

  • John44
    John44about 3 years ago

  • Thanks anonymous buyer !

    – John44

  • lynn carter
    lynn carterabout 3 years ago

    great shot John, love it x

  • Lynn your so kind..
    Thanks!!

    – John44

  • trish725
    trish725about 3 years ago

  • annalisa bianchetti
    annalisa bianc...about 3 years ago

    Great shot John !!!

  • Mille Grazie AnnaL
    Va bene??
    I loved Venezia to !!

    – John44

  • Renee D. Miranda
    Renee D. Mirandaabout 3 years ago

    Your work has been featured in Around the World Group. New banner is being made, sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Renee dear.. the message alone from your lips/keyboard is a Feature!!
    Thanks so much !!

    – John44

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