in Athens Greece, George Siamandas has lived in Winnipeg since 1956.
He holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science and has worked
on a variety of Winnipeg urban development initiatives including university-based
urban research, private sector real estate development and heritage
in photography since 1993, his photographic specialties include architecture
and interiors, agriculture, business, tourism and Winnipeg people
and places. He has contributed images to magazine covers, books, annual
reports, and commercial advertising campaigns for Colliers Pratt McGarry,
City of Winnipeg, Manitoba Crop Insurance, Manitoba Pork Council,
True North Entertainment Complex, TD Securities, Manitoba Lotteries,
the Pan Am Games, the Canadian Wheat Board, MTS, Cargill, Travel Manitoba,
Tourism Winnipeg and numerous local, national and international firms
and numerous architectural and interior design and graphic design
work is featured in the recent book "Winnipeg a Prairie Portrait"
produced for the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce's 125th anniversary.
Siamandas combines his work as a commercial photographer with work
for radio and television. He has presented a weekly local history
feature on CBC Radio, and writes and produces television documentaries
with PBS's North Dakota station Prairie Public Television (PBS) and
for CBC Television.
is an award winning producer and writer whose documentary credits
include "Pyramids on the Prairie" (1994), and "The
Mennonites of Manitoba" (1998), "Lake Winnipeg's Paradise
Beaches" (2001), "Winnipeg's Assiniboine Park: A Park for
all Seasons" (2003) "Portage
Avenue: Dreams of Castles in the Sky" 2004 and Winnipeg in Bloom 2005.
Siamandas, photography is about telling stories with pictures. "My
pictures of Winnipeg people, places and events reflect my own experience
and enjoyment of the Winnipeg lifestyle, its rich festival events,
distinctive architecture and Winnipeg's multicultural mix of expressive
Siamandas also has
the largest collection of high resolution current aerial photos of Winnipeg. http://winnipegaerials.com
Excerpts on 250 Manitoba and Winnipeg historical themes can be found at: http:/winnipegtimemachine.com