Anastasios Mentis was born and raised in Greece where, in 1990 he graduated from "The Technological Educational Institute of Athens", with a Bachelor of qualified Topographer Engineer. His creative drive and spirit for adventure, brought him to Germany in 1993, where he studied photography at The Volkschosschule Schoneberg.

After graduating he worked as a photographer at the "Gronica", a Greek-German newspaper, where he focused on photographing music events and celebrities. During that time, he also freelanced with different companies.

Following that, and while armed with his creative nature, wild imagination, his cameras and technical expertise, he set on a globetrotting quest.

After extensive traveling, in 1996 he moved to New York where he studied at The International Center of Photography and worked in different Studios in New York City.

Today Anastasios lives and continues to work in New York City where, following his creativity and artistic vision, he specializes in photographing Still Life, Food and Interior design, as well as in videography and 3-D and virtual tours.