Nicholas Samaras is an award winning photographer and one of the most passionate and committed underwater photographers worldwide. His love and dedication to sea and its creatures in combination with his characteristic effort to bring out to surface the beauty of the marine world with a unique aesthetics, established him in a very short period of time both in Greece and abroad.
Nicholas talent for underwater photography was evident from his first attempts to shoot underwater. His enthusiasm of constantly seeking knowledge starting from his studies and his background as a creative director for years in a modern advertising companies, the fresh techniques and his tendency to innovate new ideas, transformed him from a conscious diver to an underwater photographer with a way of photography of his own, a unique style.
From 2006 the year he took the plunge into the world of competing festivals until today Nicholas has garnered numerous international awards to his name including Festival Mondial De L’Image Sous Marine, Scuba Diving Magazine International Annual Contest, “Our World Underwater” international underwater photography and video competition, G.D.T. European Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Ocean Photography Awards, Memorial Maria Luisa, Fondation Prince Albert de Monaco, Siena International Photo Awards and many more.
Nicholas has contributed the National Geographic Magazine, several international editions including BBC Wildlife magazine, Scuba Diving magazine (USA), Australasia Scuba Diving Magazine, Asian Diver magazine, Through the Lens magazine, Discovery Channel magazine, Plongez magazine, Tec Review magazine, and his works have illustrated the pages of numerous diving and photography publications.
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