Artistb bio:

Milan has been involved in photography since 2008 but it was only after he graduated from SOAS, University of London, where he acquired an MA degree in social anthropology with specialization in media production, ethnographic film and visual anthropology, that he engaged with full time freelance photography. Since then, he has been contributing to multiple midstock and microstock photography agencies such as Cavan Images, Alamy, Age Foto Stock, Shutterstock, iStock or Adobe Stock and he has been working for clients from tourism and real estate industries including one of the largest Greek national newspapers I Kathimerini. In recent years, he has been closely collaborating with a Slovak book publisher CBS on an edition of photography books portraying regions of Slovakia. Milan is also a member of The Federation of European Photographers and Association of Professional Photographers of Slovak Republic and he has been a Zero Filters Brand ambassador since 2020. His work has been awarded in international competitions, exhibited in Greece and Slovakia and published in calendars, on postcards as well as in magazines and newspapers in Greece and other countries.



Member:

The Federation of European Photographers (FEP)

Association of Professional Photographers of Slovak Republic (Asociácia profesionálnych fotografov – APFSR)



Brand ambassador:

ZERO  Filters - Slovak producer of high-end neutral density camera filters.



Qualifications:

2019

The European Photographer (EP) qualification



Awards:

2011

International Photography Awards

- category Fine Art (Abstract): honorable mention 3x

- category Architecture (Bridges): honorable mention


2012

International Photography Awards

- category Fine Art (Abstract): honorable mention 2x

- category Advertising (Self-Promotion): honorable mention

- category Nature (Trees): honorable mention

- category Architecture (Buildings): honorable mention

- category Architecture (Cityscapes): honorable mention


2019

Moscow International Foto Awards

- category Architecture (Buildings): honorable mention



Exhibitions:

group exhibitions:

2018 - Cityscape, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2018 - Monochrome, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2018 - Landscapes, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2018 - Moments of Color, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2018 - Chania International Photo Festival, exhibition in Center of the Mediterranean Architecture (CAM), Megalo Arsenali, 31, Akti Tompazi, Chania, Greece (visit website)

2018 - Winter, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)


2019 - Monochrome, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2019 - Moments of Color, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2019 - Landscapes, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2019 - Chania International Photo Festival, exhibition in Center of the Mediterranean Architecture (CAM), Megalo Arsenali, 31, Akti Tompazi, Chania, Greece (visit website)


2020 - Cityscapes, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)

2020 - Red, exhibition in Blank Wall Gallery, 55 Fokionos Negri Street, Athens, Greece (visit website)


solo exhibitions:

2021 - Woodland, exhibition in Turcianska Kniznica, Divadelna 4619/5, Martin, Slovakia



Published:

books (contributor):

2019 - KMET, Martin, et al. Magical Castles and Manors of Slovakia. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2019.

2020 - KMET, Martin and Vladimir HIRES. Magical Lower Nitra Region. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2020.

2020 - KMET, Martin and Adriana DRUGOVA. Magical Spis Region. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2020.

2020 - KMET, Martin, et al. Magical Czechia. 1st ed. Zlin: CBS Nakladatelstvi, 2020.

2020 - KMET, Martin, et al. Magical Sacral Monuments of Slovakia. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2020.

2021 - KMET, Martin, Matej KOTULA and Adriana DRUGOVA. Magical Bratislava. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2021.

2021 - KMET, Martin, et al. Magical Zahorie Region. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2021.

2021 - BROZOVA Irena, et al. Magical Prague. 1st ed. Zlin: CBS Nakladatelstvi, 2021.

2022 - KMET, Martin, et al. Magical Kosice Region. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2022.

2022 - BYSTRENOVA, Bibiana and Martin KMET. Magical Roznava and Its Surroundings. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2022.



books (author):

2020 - KMET, Martin, Milan GONDA and Vladimir HIRES. Magical Turiec Region. 1st ed. Banska Bystrica: CBS, 2020.


magazines:

2020 Landscape Photography Magazine, Misty Landscapes Assignment Winner, issue 114 August 2020

2021 Landscape Photography Magazine, Picture story, Issue 121 March 2021

2021 Landscape Photography Magazine, Winter Visions Assignment Finalist, issue 122 April 2021

2021 Landscape Photography Magazine, Feature, Issue 130 December 2021

2022 Landscape Photography Magazine, Intimate Landscape Assignment Finalist, issue 132 February 2022

2022 Landscape Photography Magazine, Long Lens Assignment Finalist, issue 136 June 2022




Online Presentations:

2018 - Alamy.com, featured photographer (February)

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