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Antonis Farmakas

Artist & Photographer

Antony is an English Cypriot professional Artistic and Commercial International Photographer based in Nicosia, Cyprus, his work though will take him all around the world.

He studied photography in the UK, attending The London College of Printing and the University for the Creative Arts in Kent (Editorial and Advertising photography).

After finishing his studies, in 1992, Antony has worked across all aspects of the advertising and editorial spectrum – with International advertising agencies (DeLema/McCann Erickson, Telia&Pavla/BBDO, DDB Cy, Pandora/Ogilvy, Partners VMLY&R etc.), media networks (ZDF, Ant1 Greece, SKY and MEGA TV) and on multiple private commissions for international brands such as Luxottica group, Mercedes/Benz, Carlsberg, MTN, CYTA/Vodafone, Costa Coffee, Ocean Basket, Gloria Jeans coffees, Cyprus Airways, Tommy Hilfiger amongst others.

LOUIS Hotels, KANIKA Hotels, The HILTON, Le Meridien, SUNRISE Hotels, ATLANTICA Hotels, The ELYSIUM and AMARA are a few of the other projects that Antony has also worked on.

He is distinguished for his advertising and location photography, and confidently works with people, in food & beverage, still life and architecture, internal / external locations.

He has also worked extensively in portraiture, photographing many prominent figures such as actors, singers, writers, politicians, film producers and musicians.

His attention to detail in both composition and lighting, are his creative tools. His work depicts an ease in dealing with the environment that surrounds him whether this be on location or in his 70m² studio.

During his career, Antony has also taught, delivering workshops and seminars on the creative and technical aspects of photography, has been the official photographer of the Cyprus National Theatre Organisation for 16 years, served as a judge on the National Advertising Carob Awards (2019) committee, and is an active member of the National Photographer’s Association.

Antony has a burning passion for his craft as well as for people getting the very best, they can attain from any given situation and has evolved as a photographer through his experience in Cypriot and international collaboration.


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