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Angelos Tzortzinis, Greece

2016 Sony World Photography Awards - Winner, Current Affairs, Professional Competition


Angelos Tzortzinis is a Greek documentary photographer based in Athens. He graduated from the Leica Academy of Creative Photography in Athens and has been recognized with awards from Time Magazine (Wire Photographer of the Year), Picture of the Year International (POYi), Magnum Foundation, World Press Photo, UNICEF, Sony World Photography Awards, and Visa Pour l’Image.

Tzortzinis has been working as a freelancer in Athens since 2007.

He has covered the Arab Spring in Egypt and Libya, the revolution in Ukraine, the Haiti earthquake, and has been documenting the lives of refugees and migrants in Greece, as well as the country’s economic crisis, for more than a decade.