Iakovos Kalaitzakis is a Greek photographer and visual artist based in Athens, Greece. He is best known for his stunning landscape photography, which captures the beauty of the Greek countryside and its people.
Kalaitzakis was born in Athens in 1975 and grew up surrounded by the beauty of the Greek countryside. From an early age, he was drawn to photography and began taking pictures of his surroundings. He studied photography at the University of Athens and graduated with a degree in Fine Arts.
Kalaitzakis has been featured in numerous exhibitions around the world, including shows in Greece, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United States. His work has also been published in several books and magazines. He has won numerous awards for his work, including first place at the International Photography Awards (IPA) for his series “The Greek Landscape” in 2017.
Kalaitzakis’s work is characterized by its vivid colors and strong composition. He often uses long exposures to capture light trails or star trails over landscapes or cityscapes. His photographs are often accompanied by poetic captions that evoke a sense of nostalgia for his homeland.
Kalaitzakis continues to explore new ways to capture the beauty of Greece through his photography. He hopes that his work will inspire others to appreciate their own surroundings and take time to appreciate nature’s beauty wherever they are.