Wolves of the Sea – Photographer captures the lives and craft of Paros fishermen

fish1For the past five years, Austrian photographer Christian Stemper has been regularly visiting the island of Paros. Not for the purpose of enjoying its beaches and quaint villages – beautiful as they may be – but rather, to document the lives of its old guard of fishermen. Many of his subjects are in their sixties and seventies, and represent a traditional but dying way of life on the island, as younger people are drawn to more comfortable jobs, and restaurants opt for commercial fish imports in such tough economic times. Read the rest here 08:18