About Us

Elena Kollatou (born 1984, Athens, Greece) and Leonidas Toumpanos (born 1983, Athens, Greece) are documentary photographers living and working in London. Elena holds a BA(HONS) degree on Photography and Film from Edinburgh Napier University and Leonidas a Masters on Photojournalism and Documentary Photography from University of Arts in London. They are working collaboratively on long-term environmental and social projects. Together they participate in group exhibitions and publish their work in international magazines and websites.

They organise also Athens Photo Scratch, an event for photography projects in progress.


2019 Open Wall Arles, British Journal of Photography, Arles, France

2019 Head On Festival, Paddington, Sydney, Australia

2018 Photohastings Shutter Hub Award, Photo Fringe, Brighton UK

2018 Encontros da Imagem, Self Publish books, Braga, Portugal

2017 Manifesto photo festival, Toulouse, France

2017 Rovinj photo days, Croatia

2016 Brighton Photo Fringe Festival, UK

2016 Athens Photo Festival, Greece

2014 M.I.F.A AWARDS (Moscow International photo awards), Russia

2014 E.S.P.Y Awards, UK

2011 Young Greek photographer, Greece

2011 15th Biennale of young Mediterranean Artists


2019 Plauteau 034, Zoetrope, Athens, Greece

2019 Athens Photo Festival, Photobook exhibition, Athens, Greece

2019 MOMus-Museum of Photography,Thessaloniki, Greece

2017 Beyond Borders, Lower Gallery, U.A.L, London

2016 Lochgelly Arts Centre Fife, Scotland

2015 China Lishui Photography Festival

2015 Creative Debuts Showcase Ten, Black and White space, London

2014 Greek Film and Photo week Festival, Toronto, Canada


2013 Solo Exhibition K.E.T Athens, Greece

2013 Lochgelly Arts Centre Fife, Scotland

2012 Photo Space Gallery, Scotland

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