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Vangelis Kalos, International awarded wedding photographer

I grew up in Athens and for the past eight years I have been living, studying and working in Trondheim (Norway).

I am interested in every kind of photography as long as it gives me the feeling of creativity.

I work mainly with digital format, but I also work with black&white films. Photography is the medium in which I can best express myself: it synthesises art, inspiration, technology and connects me with nature and people.

After many years of dedicating myself to black and white photography, with many hours spent in the darkroom, in 2008  I moved to digital. Following this change in format I have enhanced my photographic capabilities, styles and interests.

INTERVIEWS

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photographic project "be as you are"...

Aside my work that is available in this website, I am running a photographic project which celebrates the female beauty in a natural and honest photographic way.

My portfolio consists of a collection of analogue/film, polaroids and digital photographs, with the duty to respect and appreciate the models as they really are.

The whole procedure of the photo sessions manifests what I call "pure photography" and gives value to the interaction with the models in real time and not later in the post-production of the images. 

My photographic project is available in a dedicated portal, please press the following link.


Exhibitions & awards

2017, Silver finalist / second place in urban category for Photoshoot Awards NUDE 2017 and one merit distinction in motion category.

2014, 2nd Prize and two honoralbe mentions in Nude category for professionals at Monochrome Awards among 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world.

2013, Nominee at the 8th Annual Black & White Spider Awards in Nude category with the photo "Balanced". The competition received 9,456 entries from 75 countries. 

2012, 1st place in the Wedding photography category for the 10th anniversary International Photography Awards 2012 among 18,000 submissions from 104 countries across the globe.

2012, Top country’s (Norway) pick for the 10th anniversary International Photography Awards 2012

2012, Honorable mention in Fine art: Nudes category for the 10th anniversary International Photography Awards 2012

2012, Nominee in Nude at the 7th Annual Black & White Spider Awards with “Zoi means life” among 8,223 entries were received from 72 countries.

2009, NTNU realfag library with Kameraklubb, Trondheim, Norway.

2008, Public library with Kameraklubb, Trondheim, Norway.

2007, 1st personal exhibition with the title “Wanderings” Kastella, Greece.

2003, “Week of Photography”, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2002, 1st merit award “B&W Photography”, Florina, Greece.2002, “International Photography Encountres” Patras, Greece.