Some say its passion, others professionalism...
I call it life.
Cornilia was only 13 , when she raised her first camera. It was then, the very first moment she realized that her photographs were snapshots of life.
She was born in Greece ,Thessaloniki .
She has studied photography at Dimitrellis College (1995 - 1997) as an artificer light and capture photographer in Thessaloniki, Greece.
She has participate in many seminars (workshops) with the company of Macedonia Studies in computer special programs , with French and British council in director and video art with JS Enghstrom, also with Stratos Kalafatis in editing , with French and Goethe Institute with Vincent Dieutre in history of photography and cinematography , e.t.c.
Since 1996, she is working as a freelance photographer in commercial , travel , documentary and contemporary photography. She has participated in many theatrical performances as a director of photography , in an archeological place Dion (Olympus mountain) as a manager of the photography archiving museum , as an admin developer and prints – dark room , as a teacher – masterclass at Museum of Cinematography in Thessaloniki .
She has many collaborations with Greek magazines for commercial shootings .
Also as a director of photography and cinematographer in a short film (The secret-2011).
In 2014, she and Trepieds team , manage to cover and to be the documentary photographers and film producers of the Royal Family Mewar , the historical wedding at City palace in Udaipur –Rajasthan - India.
Since 2002, she has participated in numerous exhibitions some of them :
"The other half of me” a Personal Exhibition in Athens (2014) , “memento” an contemporary art photography exhibition at City Palace Museum Udaipur India (2013), “memento” photography exhibition at Bay Hamam, Thessaloniki, Greece (2013) in association with General directorate of antiquities and culture heritage and with Hellenic Republic ministry of culture and sports , Athens photo festival (2012), Contact Art Festival (2010 - 2013) Personal Exhibition “Circle” in Thessaloniki(2010) .
Since 2011, she travels in Asia ( India , Nepal ) and she lives and works for a few months of the year in Udaipur, India and the most of her time in Europe.
Cornilias infatuation lies with the artistic side of photography and she tackles each event with a fresh approach capturing the essence of each special moment.
'A good photograph , is one that communicate a fact , touches the heart , leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is in a world , effective'