I like to introduce myself as a visual artist.
Since 1999, i've been producing eye-catching images that evoke human emotions for the print, web and entertainment industries all over the world.
Beauty is the erotic perception of time and shape....
Art is the ultimate way to express beauty...
Photography is...my art
It is all about how the human eye decodes signals and frequencies.
That interest of combining graphic stereotypes, colors, light and shadow, consciousness and unconsciousness…in order to communicate with the sublime way of human visual perspective, is my everyday motive to explore the endless road of creativity.
my 3 first letters (x2) of my surname...Mergouzis
I was born in Athens, Greece in 1981.
Growing up literally in one of the best photographic studios which my grandfather opened in late 40's, my first toys were cameras, lenses, lights, films and my playground was the extraordinary world of the "darkroom".
My first professional steps started at the age of 16 when i became a part of "Kodak Image Center", the family's second studio.
As a 3rd generation photographer, being into the enormous change that technology brought to photography at that time, CG tools like Photoshop has been serving my creative process for all those years and definitely the years to come.
My legacy or inheritance is to continue to provide beautiful imagery with a story telling approach, like we've been doing for almost 7 decades.
12 years old: Computer science basic training (Phoenix private institute)
14 years old: Digital photo editing software training (Photolab - Kodak experts)
16 years old: Art director at Kodak Image Center (Digital department)
17 years old: 3d graphics and animation diploma (Intergraphics School of arts)
18 years old: Formed Ant Studios specialising in CG and photography services (1999 - 2005)
24 years old: After 2 years stay in UK,
i discovered the advantages of freelancing that gave me the freedom to work on various projects, personal or on-demand
Nowadays: I now independently lead client accounts, build strong client relationships and make sure that my team provides high levels of client servicing.
The successful combination of experience, creativity and state-of-the-art equipment gives me the ability to convert any location to a full photographic studio environment.
Advanced techniques such as Green Screen, Photo Manipulation and Digital Retouching fullfill my professional services, giving my clients and partners amazing satisfaction.