Dimitris Tosidis was born in 1986 in Thessaloniki, Greece, where he lives. He studied in the Fine Arts College/Film Department of Aristotle University Thessaloniki and at UDK Berlin and he is attending the MA Risk Communication and Crisis Journalism course of Aristotle University Thessaloniki. He works as a photojournalist in Athens News Agency (ANA-MPA) and as a stringer in EPA ,and contributes regularly to Deutsche Welle and XINHUA. He focuses mainly on political/social issues, culture, sports/extreme sports and visual storytelling. He has been awarded multiple times for his work, most significantly with the Migration Media Award in 2017 and 2018 for his work on the refugee crisis in the Balkan area and in 2021 with the Athens Photo World Award.