Spyros Volonakis was born in Athens, Greece. He is a retired Naval Officer of the Hellenic Navy. He also studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, continued with Post Graduate studies (MEng) and PhD Cand. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering in the National Technical University of Athens. He works in the marine industry, and as visitor lecturer in the Frederick University in Cyprus.
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. He is a member of the "Exposers" photography team leading by the ptotographer Christos Tolis. The magazine "Photographer" published his photo in the category of self-portrait by selectining among 8.500 photos .
He lives, works in Athens and creates all over the world.