A few years ago, Greek army man Anthimos Ntagkas tried street photography and he instantly got hooked. He was fascinated with the way people acted when they were unaware of his existence. Capturing the true identity of a person became the main goal of his unique photography works but over time, he developed the skill to do so in ever more creative ways.

"The photographs that I find the most interesting are the ones that employ juxtaposition," Ntagkas told Bored Panda. "The connection between two different themes or even more inside one powerful image is very intriguing."

Even though his creative ideas are influenced by a lot of masters of the craft, Anthimos' main concern has always remained to come up with something completely different. And you could say he's gotten pretty darn good at it. Each of his interesting photos seems to tell a different story and the ability to explore different themes through his work is what makes him believe he'll never lose interest in photography.

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Ben Steinberg
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1 year ago

And this is why should always make sure your hair is completely dry before going out into the cold weather...

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"When I first started to take photos, I used to find a place in the streets that I liked and wait for people to come by. But this has changed. Nowadays, I don't choose the place, but I make every location work for me. I combine people with elements everywhere I stand."

However, Ntagkas thinks that street photography and documentaries are two different things. "Street photography is more artistic and creative. It is not only capturing the moment and the people in the streets but you also have to be an artistic director in order to combine people and elements in a fascinating perspective."

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IzzieM
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1 year ago

Merdog did not yet know how to use these brand new land-legs....

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The man appreciates street photography because he believes that anyone can do it. "[You don't] need professional equipment and lessons. Over time, one can improve and become an expert creating cool photos while in other genres of photography, you can't infuse your own style and personality as much."

So if you've ever dreamed of immersing yourself in the crowd and walking away with pictures of the way you saw it, take it from the man and just go along with your photo ideas.

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European other
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1 year ago

Like this one ! Interesting sandcastle 😋

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Ripley
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1 year ago

That is a horrifyingly awful tattoo!

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Lyop
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1 year ago

Even angels need to unwind...

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Izuna Kazuki
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1 year ago

(Screamin marmoth sound effect plays...)

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Cindy Bryson
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1 year ago

Watch me pull a rabbit out of my bag!

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Why?
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1 year ago

Shouldn't this one be in the Exploding Head Syndrome post?

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Sarah Ryan
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1 year ago

Ambitious ;)

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Kristof De Smet
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1 year ago

hey, you can never be too prepared...

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LittleMissLotus
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1 year ago

"Mine! Mine! Mine!"

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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1 year ago

Hahahaha Thats a good eye

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DforDorothy
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1 year ago

The sinner and the Saint..?

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DforDorothy
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1 year ago

The unfair side of life.

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Beuska
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1 year ago

inside the Cookie Monster's head

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Tee
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1 year ago

It's over 9000

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Toujin C'Thlu
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1 year ago

The rare neon silhouette eagle, seen here about to grab it's unsuspecting prey...

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Luisa Vasconcelos
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1 year ago

The bathtub gang and the towel boss

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Doctor who?!
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1 year ago

Into the un knooooown

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Toujin C'Thlu
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1 year ago

Where you wish you were vs. where you actually are

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Bob Beltcher
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1 year ago

Death in 3...2...

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DforDorothy
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1 year ago

Now that is one big...fire hydrant..😉

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Keilyn Hiilei
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1 year ago

i dont get it. help?

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Beuska
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1 year ago

:D how romantic

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Evaristo Fernández
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1 year ago

Accidental renaissance

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European other
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1 year ago

Nice placement so you can look at a magazine or the bigger picture !

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Doctor who?!
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1 year ago

When you think no one can see your true form

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Lyop
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1 year ago

Hope he was ok.....

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Toujin C'Thlu
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1 year ago

Angel of death's vacation photo?

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IzzieM
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1 year ago

My halo probably looks like this....

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