Spyros Volonakis was born in Athens, Greece. He is a retired Naval Officer. He also studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering with Post Graduate studies in the NTUA of Athens. He works in the marine industry.
His occupation with photography started from his early years by shooting everything he liked and continued by attending seminars and workshops for photography, video art and cinema. He attends Photo courses in the Athens School of Fine Arts.
Blending documentary and conceptual photographic practices, he plays with reconstructions and manipulation that blur the border between reality and fiction providing a fary tale.
He lives, works in Athens. He travels and creates all over the world .