Photographer George Tatakis self portrait

George Tatakis

Athenian photographer George Tatakis, a distinguished partner of National Geographic, draws inspiration from the rich traditions of Greece. His remarkable portfolio has earned him 22 international awards, and his work has been featured in esteemed publications, including the New York Times.

Tatakis has showcased his artistic prowess in prestigious institutions like the Benaki Museum in Athens, solidifying his standing in the art world. Noteworthy is the inclusion of his works in the permanent collections of several museums globally, a testament to the enduring impact and acclaim his art has garnered on an international scale.

  • SWPA

    Sony World Photography Awards 2021. Winner, Portraits, 2nd place. Image selected as leading visual.

  • VIEPA

    Vienna International Photo Festival 2022. Overall trophy winner.

  • LICC

    London International Creative Competition 2021. Winner in Shoot (Photo/Video)

  • IPA

    International Photography Awards 2021. Winner, 2nd place

  • MonoVisions

    MonoVisions Photography Awards 2022. Black & White Series of the Year

  • Life Framer

    Life Framer, Home Sweet Home 2022. Winner, 2nd place

  • Istanbul Photo Awards

    Istanbul Photo Awards 2022. Winner, 2nd place, Story portrait

  • Px3

    Prix de la Photographie 2021. Winner, 3rd place

  • VIEPA

    Vienna International Photo Festival 2022. Bronze Medal - Free Subject. Plus 5x Honorable mentions.

  • MUSE

    MUSE Photography Awards 2022. Platinum Winner.

  • DIPF

    DongGang International Photo Festival. Open call selected artist exhibition.

  • IPA

    International Photography Awards 2021. Jury Top 5

  • TIFA

    Tokyo International Foto Awards 2021. Official Selection

  • TIFA

    Tokyo International Foto Awards 2021. Honorable Mention

  • All About Photo

    All About Photo Awards 2022. Merit Award

  • reFocus

    reFocus Awards 2022. Honorable Mention.

  • ND Awards

    ND Awards. Honorable mention - People - Travel/Culture

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  • GREECE | The Benaki Museum

    ATHENS. The Benaki Museum in Athens, one of the most important Museum organisations in Europe holds 20 works by George Tatakisin its permanent collection as well as his complete digital photographic archive.

  • FRANCE | Musée Fragonard

    GRASSE, CANNES. The Fragonard Museum by the Fragonard house of perfume, holds 10 works by George Tatakis in its permanent collection.

  • SWITZERLAND | Museum of Avant-garde

    MENDRISIO, LUGANO. The Museum of Avant-garde, that will open its physical location in 2025, holds 10 works by George Tatakis in its permanent collection.

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  • GREECE

    ATHENS. THE BENAKI MUSEUM. NOV6 2018 - JAN13 2019. ETHOS

  • FRANCE

    CANNES. GRASSE. MUSEE FRAGONARD. MAY25 - SEP22, 2019. ETHOS

  • UNITED KINGDOM

    LONDON. KINGS CROSS. JUL - AUG 2018. ANOTHER EUROPE

  • UNITED KINGDOM

    LONDON. SOMERSET HOUSE. APR 2022. SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS WINNERS' EXHIBITION.

  • GREECE

    KALAMATA. VICTORIA KARELIAS COLLECTION. AUG - SEP 2023. CARYATIS ALPHA.

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  • GREECE

    SANTORINI. SYMPOSION CULTURAL CENTER. SEP - OCT 2023. CARYATIS BETA.

  • ROMANIA

    BUCHAREST. APR 2019. ANOTHER EUROPE (ON TOUR)

  • HUNGARY

    DEBRECEN. JUN 2021. ANOTHER EUROPE (ON TOUR)

  • SOUTH KOREA

    SEOUL. JUL - OCT 2022. DONGGANG INTERNATIONAL PHOTO FESTIVAL 2022.

  • ITALY

    MILAN. SEP - OCT 2022. FONDAZIONE STELLINE. SWPA TOUR.

  • GERMANY

    BERLIN. OCT '22 - JAN '23. WILLY-BRANDT-HAUS. SWPA TOUR.

  • UNITED STATES

    SAN DIEGO. OCT '22 - MAR '23. MOPA. SWPA TOUR.

  • TURKEY

    ISTANBUL. SEP 2022. MIMAR SINAN FINE ARTS UNIVERSITY TOPHANE-I AMIRE CULTURE & ART CENTER SINGLE DOME HALL.

  • UNITED KINGDOM

    LIVERPOOL. NOV - DEC 2022. OPEN EYE GALLERY. SWPA TOUR.

  • TURKEY

    ANKARA. DEC 2022. CSO ADA ANKARA. ISTANBUL PHOTO AWARDS TOUR.

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  • George Tatakis on the National Geographic. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on the New York Times. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on CNN. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on Forbes. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on Leica's blog. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on London Times. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis featured on Apple TV. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis features on HBO Max. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on Mail & Guardian. Black and White Photography
  • George Tatakis on Vogue. Black and White Photography
Kaley Cuoco in HBO's "Flight Attendant" in front of the "Sponge Diver" by George Tatakis

In Hollywood

Work placement on HBO Max

Show: The Flight Attendant season 2, with Kaley Cuoco.

Work: Diver on Kalymnos, Dodecanese, Greece.

Limited Edition
Crates for framed artwork by George Tatakis

Packaging of the Artwork

All of our framed artwork comes inside a handcrafted wooden box. The box is made with high-quality plywood, which meets international customs' standards.

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  • " George is a true artist, and his work reflects that. I believe he has a bright future ahead of him, and I'm proud to be able to support his work. "

  • " I was amazed at the quality of the prints when I received them. The images are so full of life and contrast, they really jump out at you. I highly recommend the work. "

  • " I love the grainy, black and white images. They have a really cool, old-school vibe that I can't get enough of. The prints are also impeccably made, with great attention to detail. Definitely worth checking out! "

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The unique house seal of George Tatakis fine-art photography

House Stamp

George Tatakis' prints are all hand-stamped at the back with his unique seal, guaranteeing their authenticity.

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