He was born in Istanbul of Turkey in 1964, and since 1983 he lives in Athens, Greece. He is involved in creative photography since 1985 as self taught photographer.
He started his international career in 1991 and till now his 978 photographic works (b/w and colour print, and slides) were accepted in 332 International Photo Salons in 45 countries. From these, 693 photos were in 262 Fiap Photo Salons. His works was awarded 40 different prizes in 71 Salons (Cup, Medals, and awards, including 8 FIAP medals) and with 48 H. Mentions. He has presented his work in four individual Exhibitions: in the city of Oradea in Romania (1997), in Budapest Hungary (2001), in Taipei Taiwan (2004) and in Lishui, China (2005). His photos were published and printed in FIAP Photo Salons catalogues (88 photos from which 3 in FIAP biennals) and other International Photo Salons catalogues, photo magazines, newspapers, posters (126 photos in total).
For the above mentioned international activities, International Photographic Federations, Societies and Clubs honored him with 20 Photographic honorary titles. The FIAP honored him five times (from 1994-2005), and recently with EFIAP/gold. He is the first Greek photographer that FIAP honored with the three additional EFIAP levels. The Photographic Society of America (PSA) honored him six times (1996-2000) lately with the title of the PSA C.Slide four Star Exhibitor. The Image Sans Frontiere honored him five times (1998-2003) and lately with the title Dauphin ISF. Also, he was honored by the Clubul Fotographic Nufarul of Romania (1997); Wilmington Int. Exhibition of Photography, USA (2000); Chinese YMCA Photographic Society of Honk Kong (2000); and Honk Kong Photo-Art Club (2000). Spiros Iatropoulos is a member of ISF and the Representative of ISF in Greece since 1997. He is also a PSA member since 1996.
Spiros Iatropoulos is a member of the Hellenic Photography Society (HPS) since 1988. He was elected in the managing committee as a member (1994-95), as Administrator (1995-1996), as Superintendent (1997-98), General Superintendent (1999-2002). Since 2003 he is the Vice President of the Society.