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 work 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 photo is very intriguing."

Even though he gets 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 works 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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Roald Andresen
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1 month ago

Perhaps she should switch to a more environmentally friendly fuel....

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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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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 something unique 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 do it.

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European other
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1 month ago

Like this one ! Interesting sandcastle 😋

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Ripley
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1 month ago

That is a horrifyingly awful tattoo!

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Lyop
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1 month ago

Even angels need to unwind...

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Izuna Kazuki
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1 month ago

(Screamin marmoth sound effect plays...)

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Cindy Bryson
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1 month ago

Watch me pull a rabbit out of my bag!

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Roald Andresen
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1 month ago

In the moments before the President (of some strange country) types a message on the (fictional) social media Twatter, you can see how agitated he is by the smoke coming out of his top chimney.

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Sarah Ryan
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1 month ago

Ambitious ;)

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Kristof De Smet
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1 month ago

hey, you can never be too prepared...

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Roald Andresen
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1 month ago

Come, fly with us!

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I’m Foxxy and I know it 😉
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1 month ago

Hahahaha Thats a good eye

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DforDorothy
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1 month ago

The sinner and the Saint..?

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DforDorothy
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1 month ago

The unfair side of life.

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Beuska
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1 month ago

inside the Cookie Monster's head

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Tee
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1 month ago

It's over 9000

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Toujin C'Thlu
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1 month 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 month ago

The bathtub gang and the towel boss

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Doctor who?!
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1 month ago

Into the un knooooown

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Toujin C'Thlu
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1 month ago

Where you wish you were vs. where you actually are

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Bob Beltcher
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1 month ago

Death in 3...2...

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DforDorothy
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1 month ago

Now that is one big...fire hydrant..😉

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Keilyn Hiilei
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1 month ago

i dont get it. help?

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Beuska
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1 month ago

:D how romantic

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Evaristo Fernández
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1 month ago

Accidental renaissance

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European other
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1 month 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 month ago

When you think no one can see your true form

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Lyop
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1 month ago

Hope he was ok.....

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Toujin C'Thlu
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1 month ago

Angel of death's vacation photo?

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IzzieM
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1 month ago

My halo probably looks like this....

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