“On 1st January 2007, nearly two decades after the fall of communism, Romania joined the EU. With foreign investment and a developing economy most of the country rapidly transformed from one of Europe’s poor relations into a modern, cosmopolitan country.
Isolated by the snow-capped Carpathian Mountains, rural Maramures is not easy to reach. The Romans gave up, so did the invading Turks as they made their way through the Balkans to Hungary. As a result traditions survived here that disappeared in other parts of the country.
Travellers come here for a glimpse of how life has been lived for centuries; horses and carts out number cars on the road, traditional farming methods mean many villages are entirely self-sufficient and with a stone sense of local community the region is, as yet, largely unaffected by the EU.
Visiting is like stepping back in time.”
Wow, what a simply fantastic year 2014 has been!
It started in January with a conversation and a dream, a dream to turn Stonelock Photography from an idea into a reality. Over the last 12 months we have had the privilege to photograph so many wonderful people and we have loved every second of it! Here are some of our photography highlights!
We’re excited to launch a brand new project, the Stonelock Photography Pop-up studio is making it’s first appearance at the We Mean Business Expo in Croydon on Thursday 16th October 2014!
Fabulous evening at ‘Snap Shot’ the Late Shift at the National Portrait Gallery on Friday night.
Why Stonelock? What’s the thinking behind our logo? Once upon a time a boy met a girl, they met over a love of art, photography and fine wines. They picked up their cameras and began shooting together…