An international conference for wedding photographers
April 16-17, 2024 - Crete, Greece
BY FEARLESS PHOTOGRAPHERS & MASTERS OF WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY
We’ve selected amazing speakers from around the world to bring you nothing but the best.
Make new and meet old photography friends in real life from all over the world.
Take a break
The Greek islands are the perfect place to take a break and get geared up for the new wedding season
Fearless Photographers & Masters of Wedding Photography, two leading international wedding photography communities are collaborating to create an inspiring conference in Southern Europe. The beautiful Greece.
This line up of speakers is too good to be true! Every other week we’ll announce a new keynote speaker. You sure don’t want to miss this one. I’m going!
Until march 1st 2024
Ahhh… All my photographer friends are going….. and it’s in Greece…. I just have to go. I’m going!
from march 1st - 14th of april 2024
Masters of Wedding Photography is in charge of handling all ticket sales. For any inquiries regarding tickets, please feel free to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Yannis Kontos (Greece) – Photojournalist – Academic Professor – PhD Documentary Photography – Master of Arts degree Photographic Journalism.
Presentation title: “Surviving the Storm: A Journey through Greece’s Immigration Challenges and Financial Turmoil“
As a Photojournalist, he covered Wars, Conflicts, and Major Events for international News Organisations for over a decade in more than 50 countries of the planet. From Palestine and Israel to Western Sahara and Sierra Leone, from North Korea and Indonesia to Iran and Saudi Arabia. He covered the war in Kosovo in 1999, the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the War in Iraq in 2003 as a correspondent for Time, Newsweek, the New York Times Magazine, the US News & World Report, the German Stern, the British Sunday Times etc.
His Editorial work has been recognised by 20 international respected awards including First Prize in the World Press Photo Competition. His photographs have been published on the covers of Time, The New York Times, L’Express, Nouvel Observateur, Le Monde, The Sunday Times and other major publications while he is represented by the American agency Polaris Images.
Through his lens, Yannis provides a voice for the marginalised and oppressed, challenging perceptions and inspiring change. He has published two insightful books, “Possible/Impossible: Aporias” and “North Korea: Red Utopia.”
For the Fearless Masters conference Yannis Kontos will talk about Greece’s socio-economic landscape, exploring the challenges posed by immigration against the backdrop of the Greek Financial Crisis. Through a lens that captures both heart-wrenching realities and resilient human spirit, Yannis navigates the complexities of refugee humanitarian issues in Greece. Join us on an insightful journey as he sheds light on the profound impact of these intersecting crises and the power of visual storytelling to evoke empathy and understandng.
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Capsis Astoria Heraklion – Iraklon, Crete, Greece
This mid-range hotel is right around the corner from our conference venue. It has a large rooftop bar, terrace and swimming pool. How much fun would it be if everybody stays here so you can meet all your colleagues and friends whenever you want!
what to expect
Fearless Photographers & the Masters of Wedding Photography have been organising conferences for their world wide wedding photography communities for many years. Since 2023 they joined forces to create one bigger better conference to give you nothing but the best.
You can check out the video below to get an idea of the great vibe and high energy among our attendees. From the meetup the day before the conference to the party on the last night, we want to get you connected with your collegues and have a great time together. Oh, yeah, and also get an amazing amount of new inspiration for the upcoming wedding season by starring only the best speakers available.
Slideshow by Stijn Willems
Fearless Photographers is an international wedding photography community and contest with members from all over the world since 2010. They work hard to showcase and celebrate the amazing wedding photography of their members. For many wedding photographers, winning a Fearless Award is the highest recognition they can receive.
Masters of Wedding Photography originated in the Netherlands as a contest in 2014 and grew into a platform for passionate and ambitious wedding photographers to learn, grow, and connect with other photographers in the community. The Masters has branches operating locally in the Benelux, Germany, Italy, the UK, and North America.