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Nikos Vasilakis

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1983 August:
Is born in Chania - Greece and lives there until the age of eighteen.
2001 Summer:
Finishes high-school and moves to Heraklion to study in the department of Materials Science and Technology of the University of Crete.
2004 July:
Purchases his first D-SLR camera, a Nikon D70 and initiates Photography as a hobby.
2004 December:
Five months later the hobby turns into a profession. Being an active member of the Photography club of the University of Crete (FOPK), he lands his first job in 18-Thirty magazine and 18-30 advertising company.
2006 September:
Eleven coverpages later, he moves to Athens in order to study Photography. At the same time he works with several clients.
2008 June:
Eleven coverpages later, he moves to Athens in order to study Photography. At the same time he works with several clients.
2009 May:
Finishes the army service and switches to the Canon EOS system.
2009 August:
Releases his first book: b33k, a personal portfolio.
2010 May:
Visits London, UK, for 8 months.
2011 May:
Launches PhotoshopNow.gr and starts teaching Photoshop & Photography in Athens.
2012 January:
Launches online shop for prints of his work with worldwide shipping.
2012 July:
Starts writing Photoshop tutorials for FOTOgrafos magazine as a part of his teaching activity.
2012 October:
Starts teaching Photoshop and Photography classes and seminars in 'IEK AKMI', 'New School Athens' and 'Athens Art Studio'.

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