Thanasis Kalιvas born in 1967 in the village of kokkino Messinia, lived in Athens until 1992 and then moved to Heraklion, Crete, where he resides until today. 2013 ground work commitments returns to Athens.
He is a businessman, company owner, towards the provision of advisory services with office facilities in Heraklion and at Peristeri Attica.
He also deals with poetry, he has published a collection of poetry entitled "Enodies diadromes" and has completed three other unpublished poetry collections.
His relationship with photography is amateur, is an active member of the IB and member of Greek Photographic Company EFE & EFE Crete. Photography deals since 1985.
Through Crete NEB began intensive photography courses and this was followed by studies in the direction of artistic, modern and surrealist photography and is making a solo photography exhibition.
Has dealt with all kinds of photography but desirable development as a photographer as expressed in his statement is "the connection of classical and surrealistic picture" from a different perspective which will contain data and those two categories.
"Thanasis Kalyvas as photographer declares that "the photographic journey begins the moment the focus is completed and the machine click stop time, right where begins and ends the perpetual anguish and satisfaction photographer for the aesthetic and qualitative results of the download.
As a child I dreamed I take photos that would cause me to my personal satisfaction, today agonize the outcome more than ever because the picture is not for me just to capture the moment but involves artistry, capturing emotions, the message to the recipient and the feasibility of each shooting.
In short each photo on the substance is a channel of communication between the author and the viewer.
It is a dialogue between the visual and aesthetic.This is me photo so fared since I bought my first camera, so continue today as the future of the Greek Photographic Society, with the same enthusi