Giannis Papanikos is a freelance photojournalist based in Thessaloniki, Greece. In 2011 he started attending photography lessons at the “Stereosis” School of Photography in Thessaloniki. Giannis has produced pictures in the border of Turkey and Syria during the siege of Kobane, in Morocco and India. At the same time he works at his own humanitarian focused projects. He is a staff photographer of the Greek photo agency Fos Photos. He is also cooperates with ZUMA Press and the Italian press agency NurPhoto. His work has been published in many foreign media such as The Guardian, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Wall Street Journal, New Internationalist, Daily Signal, Daily Mail, MSN, ABC News and many others.