Kostas Roussis – A unique photographer from Zagora Pelio

Kostas Roussis was born in Zagora Pelio and raised in a poor family. Was the first child of 7 brothers and sisters and had to work early in his life to help his family. At the time back in 50s when became obligated to have an official state ID Roussos start taking profile pictures in order to add some extra money to his poor salary

A photographic album by Kostas Roussis from Zagora Pelio Greece

Kostas Roussis – The half amateur half professional photographer form Zagora village in Pelio

For almost 3 decades (50s, 60s & 70s) Roussis was catching the everyday peoples’ life in Zagora threw his lenss. His view was shy and gentle as was his entire life. Kostas was never a full job professional photographer but was the only one who kept his archives of negatives among other photographers of Zagora threw the years. With his old box camera in his solder was exploring Zagora’s neighborhoods every Sunday trying to keep a memory of every event in the village threw his pictures

A photographic album by Kostas Roussis from Zagora Pelio Greece
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