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Famous Photographers

Presentation of the Greek Comenius Team.Four famous photographers from Greece or abroad. Made by M.Kiralaki,E.Nikiforou,A.Pitsikaki,N.Giannouli,T.Papadouraki with the help of the teachers: Maneta G., Tzormpatzakis Al., Athanasiadoy K.

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Fred Boissonas Philhellene Swiss Fred Boissonnas is the first foreign photographer who travelled so much all over Greece from 1903 to 1930. He took photos of great Greek monuments such as the Acropolis, Epidaurus, Dodoni and landscapes such as mounts Parnassus and Olympus During his many trips he photographed local people,their homes, daily life,and celebrations Annie Leibovitz Early life When Leibovitz returned to the United States in 1970, she started
her career as staff photographer, working for the just launched Rolling Stone magazine

Leibovitz worked for the magazine until 1983, and her intimate photographs of celebrities helped define the Rolling Stone look.While working for Rolling Stone, Leibovitz became more aware of the other magazines.

She was awarded The Royal Photographic Society's Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship in recognition of a sustained, significant contribution to the art of photography in 2009 Career Other Projects Leibovitz is Jewish.
Asked if being Jewish is important to her,
Leibovitz replied, "I'm not a practicing Jew, but I feel very Jewish."
She has three children.Her daughter Sarah Cameron Leibovitz was born in October 2001 Her twins (two girls) Susan and Samuelle were born to a surrogate mother in May 2005 Personal Life Annie Leibovitz is an American portrait photographer.
She was born in Waterbury, Connecticut.

In high school, she became interested in various artistic endeavors, and began to write and play music.
She attended the San Francisco Art Institute, where she studied painting.

For several years, she continued to develop her photography skills while working various jobs. In 1991, Leibovitz mounted an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
She was the second living portraitist and first woman to show there.
Leibovitz had also been made Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government

In 2007, the Walt Disney Company hired her to do a series of photographs with celebrities in various roles and scenes for Disney Parks "Year of a Million Dreams" campaign.
Leibovitz claims she never liked the word "celebrity". "I've always been more interested in what they do than who they are, I hope that my photographs reflect that." She tries to receive a little piece of each subjects personality in the photos. On December 8, 1980, Leibovitz had a photo shoot with John Lennon for Rolling Stone.She had initially tried to get a picture with just Lennon alone, but Lennon insisted that both he and Yoko Ono be on the cover. Leibovitz was the last person to professionally photograph Lennon—he was shot and killed five hours later. John Lennon 1980 Now many famous people want to have a photo shoot by Annie Leibovitz Now She photographs portraits and nature. Platonas Antoniou Charles Webber Annie Liebowitz He took snaps of great Greek landscapes such as mount Olympus,mount Athos and Meteora as well as the Greek antiquities of the Acropolis and
Epidaurus. He visited and took photos of
the Greek Islands, Parga and Smyrni. Charles Webber was born in Geneva but he has been in Creta for more than 30 years. He is interested in people
mostly and
calm landscapes. Platon Antoniou is
a 21st century Greek
photographer who lives
and works in New York.
He has taken portraits
of many, politicians,
actors and other
well known people. His portraits have appeared in the Rolling Stone ,the New York Times the Vanity Fair, the
Sunday Times Magazine and the Esquire. He was born in London in 1968 from an English mother and a Greek father. Last November his work ''the Greeks'' with photographs taken in Paros was exhibited in the Collet Gallery in Paris. Famous
Photographers Greece He takes photos of original people
and places not touristic ones. "Greece is not the most impressive place in the world.
But the light it has is unique." In Greece I found Freedom
and Tolerance by the people When I hold the camera I get the feeling of frustration. "I have a wonderful mountain, a wonderful place and the photo I make is showing a little bit of it." He brought different aspects of Greece closer to the Europeans. Natalie Michaela T
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a Photography "fotoğrafçılık" in Turkish
"fotografia" in Polish
"fotografia" in Portuguese
"fotografie" in Dutch
"φωτογραφία" in Greek derives from the Greek words
phos (φως, light) and
graphe (γραφή, drawing)
"drawing with light" We are waiting for you in Greece!
To take great photos!
In our beautiful island!
In our Crete! Thank you for watching!!!
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