October 9, 2017



The Secret Owl workshop is a collection of exclusive retreat, fine art wedding photography courses orchestrated by Sotiris Tsakanikas in Greece. Drawing from the multidisciplinary arts, culture, versatile scapes and palettes of this ancient land, and teaming up with wedding industry-leading vendors, the Secret Owl inspires photographers to develop a clear vision and to create genuine, stunning, story telling wedding visuals. 

An image is drawn from the past. A picturesque fishing village brimming with bright colors and textures, quintessen...

October 8, 2017


The Secret Owl is a series of fine art photography workshops curated by Sotiris Tsakanikas. It is focused on creating emotive imagery that tells a story,  drawing inspiration from the most exclusive locations in Greece, their rich culture, history, architecture, and palettes. Each year, industry-leading experts share their creative vision and inspire professional photographers to explore and to develop a unique artistic identity. 

Inspired by the bright pops of Cycladian technicolor, this summer styled shoot at the iconic Caprice of Mykonos channels th...

September 14, 2017

Get the most out of Fine Art Wedding Photography. Destination Wedding Photography may be a lot about the unparalleled beauty of the Greek cosmopolitan islands, but not all of it has to be. Restless, dynamic, industrial, utterly sizzling, the charm of the city resonates with us. From concrete landscapes and private estates to lofts, gardens, cultural spaces, and secret niches, we get romanced by urban wedding patterns, we learn how to capture their energy and translate it, we get inspired to elevate, we grow. Our journey begins in Chalkidiki this Fall.

September 13, 2017

  Iokasti Skandamis is the creative force behind MAZI Event. An Art & Design degree was the beginning of all things beautiful, spurring her inspiration and fueling her love for romance and detail.

  After years of success in the fine arts, her ability to channel creative ideas into constantly evolving projects and her top-of-the-line expertise, led to event and wedding design, and eventually the establishment of MAZI planning agency, which specializes in producing highly aesthetic celebrations and affairs all across Greece and Europe. Today, her alliance with the wedding industry's fi...

September 13, 2017

Born in Athens, I was brought up in an entirely artistic environment. My father, an architect, designer and art curator, and my mother an artist and decorator injected me with aesthetics and the love for art and creation. 

My studies in tourism gave me the opportunity to work in the events department of distinguished hotels and got me exposed to truly remarkable weddings. A shift to the Department of Theatrical Studies brought me to the world of Costume Studies, textiles, decorative materials, and colors. Soon, the need to channel my creative expression lead to the foundation of Femme...

September 13, 2017

Hello, I’m Phaedra!

An event planner, based in Thessaloniki, but the thing I love the most is to plan destination weddings all over Greece. My mission is to assist you to the preparations of a lifetime experience for you and your loved ones.

Mutual trust is everything for a guaranteed result, making the whole procedure as less stressful and as more fun and unforgettable as it gets!

I create tailor made events, so that each is unique and original. Dreams make things happen, nothing is impossible as long as you believe…and I believe that loving couple deserves a dreamy wedding! 

July 5, 2017

Aris grew up in the beautiful island of Corfu and has explored all the island’s hidden and virgin landscapes by his motorbike. After wandering all over Greece and completing his studies in Communication and Public Relations and in Health Services, he came back to Corfu and started a passionate involvement with the Wedding Planning.

Ηis inspiration became a specialization, so he decided to live forever in the island of his heart, dedicate precious time in his family and the one thing he loves the most, the Planning and Styling of bespoke Weddings. Also, his great knowledge of Catering...

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