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Photographers Archives: Socrates Baltagiannis

Socrates-BaltagiannisSocrates Baltagiannis (http://www.socratesbaltagiannis.com) was born in Athens, Greece in 1979. Although photography was always in the back of his head, he studied and worked as a graphic designer until 2011. A self-taught photographer, in 2009 he began taking part in seminars and workshops on photography and photojournalism trying to expand his knowledge on the medium. Since then he has been working as a freelance photographer, mainly in the fields of photojournalism and documentary photography.

Athens, Greece - March 2013. Albrecht Durer's famous work "Praying hands" was adapted by the artist Manolis Anastasakou with the name "He, is praying for us" and was created with the idea to change the prey of a man into prey of god for everything that has to do with the crisis in Greece.  Greece, since 2009 is undergoing a period of heavy and deep economic crisis with its people experiencing probably the worst situation they have been found in after the IIWW.

The austerity effect

Greece, since 2009 is undergoing a period of heavy and deep economic crisis. In 2010, the then Greek government, turned for help to the EU and the IMF and…

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