Editorial photographer for lifestyle magazines since 1994 such as Elle, Men’s Health, FHM. Author of photography books including ‘The Fragile Touch’, ‘Allegro Sensibile’ (‘The Art of Nude Photography’ USA-edition), ‘Heavenly Girls’ (‘Heavenly Beauties’ USA-edition) and ‘A Pocketful of Nudes’.
Author of ‘A Moment of Death’, a photographic essay about sexual abuse. Issued a guide for photographers ‘Nude Photography, the Art and the Craft’, published in 10 languages, winner of the Orvieto Book Prize.
His work has also been featured in various books on modern photography and exhibited throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Pascal has interviewed photographers such as Avedon, Bitesnich, Dunas, Lindbergh, Maroon and Witkin and has curated various exhibitions. Pascal Baetens has an extensive program of lectures and workshops.
Awarded Master Qualified European Photographer (MQEP), the highest recognition by the Federation of European Professional Photographers (FEP).
Alfonso del Barrio
Alfonso del Barrio (Madrid, 1961) is a co-founder member and the actually the main editor of the magazine FV (Foto-Vídeo Actualidad), the oldest and currently the only magazine about photography printed on paper in Spain. Since 1988, FV has been a faithful witness of Spanish photographic events, fulfilling its basic objective of collaborating in its development and facilitating the activity of those who, through their profession or hobby, cultivate the art of photography.
Besides being a valued commentator on the art and history of photography, he is an outstanding scholar of cameras and other photographic equipment, as well as of editing programs and photographic applications..
Canon Ambassador Sanjay Jogia was born in UK with photography in his everyday life as a child since his father worked for Kodak. He studied architecture but is one of the world’s most decorated wedding photographers, with a clutch of awards from both the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers (SWPP) and Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI). He is known for capturing a mix of posed and unposed images, all bursting with emotion and charm. He also shares his expertise, travelling the world to deliver lectures and workshops. Serving the luxury wedding market, Sanjay’s company, Eye Jogia Photography, specialises in wedding photography of the most demanding kind: destination weddings all over the world, and Indian weddings, which pose distinct challenges compared to other types of ceremony.
Panagiotis Kaldis studied Law but turned to this lifetime attraction, journalism. He has been involved in printed magazines since his university years up till now. In more than the last thirty years his professional course has been inextricably connected with Photographos magazine, at first as editor and now as editor in chief and director. Apart from numerous articles printed in almost 300 issues of Photographos, he has contributed lots to Photobusiness magazine, as well as https://www.photo.gr/ and the newsletters of the same publishing company. He has translated a few photographic books and is the author of “The photo camera” book. Longtime member of the Technical Committee of Technical Image Press Association and former executive of Greek Pyramid organization for photographic copyright.
Mihaela Noroc is a 36 years old photographer from Romania. After photographing women in almost 100 countries she believes that this is not the end of the road, but only the beginning.
As a mother of a young girl, Mihaela feels more motivated than ever to share the diversity of the world with her daughter and with her audience. Since she became a mother, three years ago, Mihaela and her daughter visited over 30 countries together.
Mihaela dreams to make The Atlas of Beauty a lifelong project that promotes the beautiful side of humanity and brings a contribution, no matter how small, to a better world.
As a public speaker, Mihaela loves to share her fascinating experience with other people. After traveling in almost 100 countries and meeting thousands of incredible women, Mihaela realised that it’s not just her camera, but also her voice that can send a powerful message to the world.
Over the past years, prestigious organisations and companies like Microsoft, HP, Western Union, Penguin Books, Chloé have invited Mihaela to give speeches about her unique experience.
Elena Paraskeva is an international Conceptual Photographer and Art Director and most recently an official ADOBE instructor. In her past life as a Marketing Executive for Nestle Waters USA she worked on the client side with Ogilvy&Mather on the production of advertising campaigns for her premium brands and was featured in the New York Times for her work.
Elena loves to create surrealistic conceptual work that is bathed in rich colour palettes and strong graphic lines. Her stylised world is full of fashion images and conceptual portraits that are permeated with a high-aesthetic, beauty and elegance. Always playing along the lines of the unordinary and almost bizarre, her work is impactful, lucid and memorable.
She has exhibited her work in Barcelona, NYC, London and Paris among other cities and has been published on the pages and covers of a multitude of publications including The Guardian and The Times (twice). Her most recent success is the exhibition of her work in the European Parliament in Brussels in March of 2023, and at the XIV Florence Biennale Oct. 2023 and the Paris Photo Week Nov. 2023.