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100 Words: Lukas Vasilikos On Street Photography

The street is a field with endless possibilities, where surprises always hide behind the next corner. When I walk with my camera in my hands, the street life transforms into a theatrical act, a play that is taking place for me only. Regardless of the name of the city, the time of the year or the day, streets are like living creatures, beating hearts, with their very own character. I just have to listen carefully to all these stories taking place in front of my eyes and my lens, justify the shapes, the colors and the forms. And the best part of it is that this play never ends.

Lukas Vasilikos is a photographer from Athens, Greece and a member of Platon Rivellis's "Photography Circle." You can see more photography by Vasilikos on his Flickr page.

"100 Words" is a series in which photographers describe their work—in their words. What makes them tick? What makes a great photo? Film or digital? Positive or negative? Find out here. Curated by Graham Letorney

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