Kornilios, at only 20 years old and after completing his studies in creative photography at the “Likourgos Stavrakos School of Cinema and Photography”, launched his professional career in advertising and publishing. It wasn’t long before he opened his own studio and collaborated with large publishing houses like Attikes Ekdoseis, Imako Media, Dafni Communications, Boussias Communications etc.
At the same time he discovered his great passion for nature, mountaineering and climbing. He therefore successfully received relevant trainings in both activities. From these trainings he received 2 recognized certificates by the Hellenic Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (ΕΟΟΑ). In 2013, his photo from Parnassus expedition was selected 10th among 60.000 photographs in the National Geographic World Photo Contest. In 2016 and 2017 he took part in corresponding Mont Blanc climbing expeditions, with parallel cinematic and photographic recordings of the efforts.
Kornilios is currently the ambassador videographer & photographer for The North Face®. In 2019 he successfully summited Island Peak (6.189m) in the Himalayas and his short documentary, powered by The North Face®, was received with raving reviews and created media attention. You can find related articles and interviews below.
“He who climbs upon the highest mountains laughs at all tragedies, real or imaginary.” – Friedrich Nietzsche