Kostas Mantziaris was born in 1979 in Greece. Alongside his studies in mechanical engineering, he started his career as a photojournalist in 1997. Specialized in documentary, concert and news photography, he has covered many different stories about the Greek society. As a concert photographer, he has photograph thousands foreign bands from all kind of music from the entire world. His photographs have been published in all Greek newspapers, magazines and news websites. His work was awarded by international recognitions. Kostas based Larissa, city in central Greece in Thessaly region, and Athens.
Membership in Professional Associations
Union of Photojournalists and Press Photographers of Greece
Association of Greek sports journalists
International Sports Press Association (AIPS)
Collecting Society of Greek Photographers “Phoebus”
2013 - Raymond Weil International Photography Prize, 2009 - Sony World Photography Awards, 2007 - National Geographic International Photo Contest , 2006 - National Geographic International Photo Contest
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