Born in Thessaloniki on 23 June 1957. Graduated as pharmacist from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Self-taught photographer for the last 25 years. Workshops with Costas Manos at Skopelos, Greece, 1996, Anders Petersen at Kavala, Greece, 2006 and Bruce Gilden at Athens, Greece, 2012.
Press photographer with publications in the biggest magazines and newspapers in Greece. Member of the Union of Greek Photoreporters. Founder of the company Phaos, which provided integrated services in the field of organisation, conservation, processing, documentation and management of photo archives and collections.
Worked in India, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Greece, Kosovo, Serbia, Albania, FYROM, Turkey, France, England, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands and Bulgaria.
Awards, grants, other qualifications…. I. Kostopoulos Foundation, Alpha Bank, 1995. Honorable mention Women in Photography International, Los Angeles, USA. (www.wipi.org) 1997 Honorable mention International Photography Awards, 2009. Honorable mention Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, Julia Cameron, 2010.