I was born in 1981 in Athens, Greece, where I still live and work. I chose computer programming as my main occupation for income purposes, but photography has always been my passion. Ironically, it was technology that did make photography affordable to the masses.
At 2003 I bought my first digital camera (a 4 MPixels HP compact) and since 2009, with my first DSLR, I started delving into the world of (art) photography. In order to learn more about it, I chose the pragma.gr private school and was taught by Thanos Papadopoulos (who also took the B&W photo of me on this page).
Since then, I have taken part in numerous exhibitions and my photographs have been published in press and the internet, as you can see in the "Publications" tab.
Partnerships & Awards
- Winner of the CTEAward in the Creepy Tree Film Festival (Winter 2018 season)
- Member of Hellenic Photographic Society (FIAP Greek branch, 2014-)
- Official cosplay contest photographer at Comicdom Con Athens (2012-)
- Official cosplay contest photographer at AthensCon (2015-2016)
- Photographer at Super Cosplay Girls (2014-2016, when it changed form)
- Backstage and poster photographer for the short Greek movie "The Huntsmen" (2015), starring Irene Astral amongst others. More info on the movie at the official Facebook page. &
- Administrator of the biggest cosplay-related group in Greece: Cosplayers//GR (2012-2015)
- Invited Photographer at AnimeS Expo in Sofia, Bulgaria (July 2015). Sadly couldn't attend due to the political situation in my home country
- Invited Photographer at Foto-Con 2016 & 2017 in Wlen, Poland (August 2016/2017). You can see the results of my participation in the related page by selecting the appropriate gallery filters. .
Lectures & Interviews
- Interview and photos at Cosplay Line [Online] , the first Greek Cosplay Magazine(#1, June 2018).
- Featured and interviewed in "Enzyme Arts Magazine, "issue #4 (Nov. 2017), mainly for my work in Cosplay and Steampunk. The second part in particular, is dedicated to a Steampunk Project we made, together with Ailiroy and the artist Kree Arvanitas. ( Selected Tearsheets here). [also in print]
- Interviewed at Art-Ventures show of the Panteion University 'SPAM' student radio, about the Greek cosplay scene and my work (Nov.2017). You can check the live video of the interview here:
- (04/2015) Lecture on Cosplay Photography at "Mikro Polytechnio"'s photography courses. Flyer (in Greek, PDF, 2.5MB) and Presentation (also in Greek, PDF, 3.6MB)
- Interview and photos at LIFO.gr [Online] about the Greek cosplay scene through my lens (12/12/2014)