Gianni Giatilis was born in Piraeus Greece in 1959, now lives in a small village outside of Athens and has been taking photos for forty years.
In 1982 Gianni became a Professional photographer and started to work in Art Galleries where he photographed sculptures and paintings.
In 1983 he attended a Cinema College where he studied Cinema. His education at this college included the study of Photography, which enabled him to further develop his technical expertise.
Later he had the opportunity of shooting photos for fashion and advertising. He also became involved in Photojournalism, and eventually this became his main area of activity from 1993 to 1997 working for Greek photo agencies and newspapers and also as a stringer for EPA and Reuters.
In 1997 he was offered a job in a totally different sector building a new career in Sales and Marketing for a major Greek print and online newspaper. Fifteen years later he returned to photography this time shooting for his own pleasure. His favorite genres are Street and Social Documentary.