Dimitri Mellos’s Profile

Dimitri Mellos was born in Athens, Greece. Since 2005 he's been living in New York City.

Having received little formal schooling in photography, Dimitri started photographing seriously and consistently around 2008. His work has been exhibited in Greece, Barcelona, Berlin, London, New York and Santa Fe, and is in private collections in Europe and the United States. He has received several awards for his work, including 2nd place in CENTER’s 2011 Editor’s Choice awards, 1st runner-up in Blurb's Photography Book Now 2011 contest, and 1st place in the Fine Art e-book catecory of the Fotoweek DC Fotobook contest in 2012; he was also a Finalist for the prestigious Fotovisura Grant as well as the Magnum Expression Award for 2011.

John Szarkowski said of Garry Winogrand that “his ambition was not to make good pictures, but through photography to know life”. Such an aim resonates deeply with Dimitri as well.

 

Dimitri Mellos was born in Athens, Greece. Since 2005 he's been living in New York City.

Having received little formal schooling in photography, Dimitri started photographing seriously and consistently around 2008. His work has been exhibited in Greece, Barcelona, Berlin, London, New York and Santa Fe, and is in private collections in Europe and the United States. 

 

Selected Honors and Awards

2009: PX3 awards, first place (photojournalism/political)

2009: International Photography Awards, first place (editorial/political)

2009: International Photography Awards, second place (editorial/other)

2010: PDN's photobookNYC2010: WPGA Pollux Awards, 1st place (editorial and current affairs portfolio)

2011: Palm Springs Photo Festival slideshow contest, Finalist 

2011: Santa Fe CENTER Editor's Choice Awards, 2nd place

2011: Blurb's Photography Book Now, 1st runner-up

2011: Fotovisura Grant, Finalist

2012: American Photography 28 

2012: Eddie Adams workshop XXV 

2012: International Fine Art Photography Awards, Juror Award of Merit

2012: Magnum Expression Award 2011, Finalist

2012: Fotoweek DC Fotobook competition, 1st place (Fine Art, E-Book) 

 

Website: www.dimitrimellos.com

Email: dimitrimellos@gmail.com

Phone: +1 646 217 4267

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