Dimitris Tzankatian’s appreciate affair with journey commenced in 2019 when he purchased his to start with drone. Now, just 4 decades later on, the gifted photographer and accredited drone pilot is operating in collaboration with many enterprises throughout a wide variety of industries such as marketing organizations, motels, yachting corporations.

At 35 many years of age Dimitris has journeyed through quite a few places including Bali, Phuket, Turkey, Austria, Italy, Iceland as nicely as his homeland of Greece, capturing amazing aerial views of the countries’ lovely landscapes, historic websites, and picturesque towns and villages, as a result of his lovely images and videography.

“I like to seize the magnificence of the mother nature irrespective of cities,” Dimitris tells Greek City Situations.

Born and lifted in Palaio Faliro, Athens in Greece, just after ending superior college Dimitris attended technological faculty at the age of 19 to examine to come to be a computer system technician. From there, he entered into the army, although at the similar time worked as a freelance laptop technician, making his very own personal computer providers enterprise.

The discovery of drones through an online ad, says Dimitris, entirely improved the way he seemed the entire world plus much a lot more.

“From the second that I acquired my initially drone my daily life changed for the better,” he suggests. “Firstly for the reason that it gave me the chance to vacation outside the house Athens and secondly as it introduced me the possibility to fulfill folks who were psyched to see my perform with it”.

“My do the job commenced to be recognised since I started out travelling in Greece initial right before branching out to vacation and work in Europe and overseas.  I received a lot of followers mainly because a good deal of people experienced seen my videos that I posted on my Instagram web page. A lot of shoppers approached me as a result of Instagram to operate alongside one another.”

Growing up, Dimitris didn’t constantly have ambitions to work in photography.

“My childhood was minor little bit various to now, due to the fact I by no means experienced any views about turning out to be a photographer,” recollects Dimitris, “but I keep in mind since I was a child I generally wanted to travel all over the earth and find our lovely world.  And I normally felt in my coronary heart that I preferred to use my creative imagination to create something new and to be a element of this.”

Dimitris tells us that these days he normally travels at the very least 4 occasions a year in concerning his operate commitments, indicating “When I have the opportunity I get my bags and goooo!”

“If I experienced the opportunity to travel about the globe comprehensive-time I would acquire it 100%,” he says.

“Drone pictures is my complete time work now and I continue on to enjoy it much more and extra. I have misplaced count of how numerous video clips I have designed for my clientele.”


When it arrives to capturing lovely drone pictures in Greece, there are many areas that are value exploring. Some well known spots for aerial pictures incorporate the Santorini caldera, the beach locations of Mykonos, the Acropolis in Athens, and the Meteora monasteries in central Greece. There are also lots of spectacular islands and coastal cities that provide fantastic sights from higher than.

“I believe that the Greek seashores and the Greek islands are amongst the most photogenic areas to get pictures,” says Dimitris. “Also in Athens there are lots of sites these kinds of as Monastiraki, Anafiotika, Thisio and many additional to capture gorgeous images.”

“I hope to a person working day have my own journey sequence on Tv set,” suggests Dimitris, when requested about how he sees his potential.

“And secondly to perform for National Geographic – a major aspiration I know, but I hope someday to operate for them.

“I really do not have many specific or intricate ideas, but my in general objective is basically to become a renowned and internationally recognised photographer – beginning from Greece and then to all the earth.”

And judging by his artistic eye for capturing persuasive photos and video clips, it would feel that this is an aspiration that Dimitris is well on the way to achieving.

See additional of Dimitris’ photography on Instagram: @d.tzankatian and on his site www.drone-images.gr.

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