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Kostas Chalkiadakis, GMPSA, EFIAP/p, UPI Zeus, UPI CR4

Kostas Chalkiadakis, MPSA, EFIAP/p, UPI Zeus, UPI CR4 Was born in Heraklion of Crete, Greece. He studied Civil Engineering and he is in the construction industry. He started art photography when he was still a student.

At first, he worked with black and white, color photography (darkroom) and slide. Since 2005 he has been working with the shooting and processing of digital photography. In 2009 he joined the Photographic Society of Crete and in 2010 he became a member of PSA (Photographic Society of America), member of FIAP (Federation International de l' Art Photographique). and member GPU(UPI) (Global Photographic Union).

Since 2009 he has been participating in international competitions and exhibitions of art photography gaining many awards and acceptances. His photographs have been exhibited in exhibitions in many countries around the world and published in catalogs of international exhibitions. He was awarded with the title of: EFIAP/p Excellence Photographer level PLATINUM (2017) in FIAP distinctions, ZEUS (2013) in GPU distinctions, CROWN 4 (2014) in GPU distinctions, and MASTER (ÎœPSA) (2014) in PSA distinctions.

He has been invited as a photo judge in several international exhibitions. His photo-preferences are landscapes, nature, architecture, sports, people, journalism and Artistic Photography. Kostas earned his PPSA in 2012, EPSA in 2013, MPSA in 2014, MPSA2 in 2020, and GMPSA in 2021.