Posts Tagged ‘Poland’

Krystian Maj: A Leica Guy In Every Sense of the Word, Part Two

Krystian Maj 2011

An emerging Polish photojournalist based in Warsaw, Krystian Maj, 34, works for Leica Camera in Poland, a position that has given him the opportunity to meet many fine photographers, and enhance his visual vocabulary by talking with them and studying their work. His personal creative mission: revealing the truth of social conditions by “shooting from [...]

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Krystian Maj: A Leica Guy In Every Sense of the Word, Part One

Krystian Maj 2011

A young Polish-born freelance photojournalist based in Warsaw, Krystian Maj, 34, works for Leica Camera in Poland. In his role as a photographer his mission is revealing the truth of social conditions by documenting significant events in Europe, especially in Poland and other post-Soviet states. Fluent in English, Polish and German with a working knowledge of [...]

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Piotr Wyszyński, A Young Photographic Mind, Part Two

© Piotr Wyszyński

Piotr Wyszyński is a young Polish photographer who has been photographing for six of his 20 years of life. He started photographing school trips and family events at age 14 and he soon began leaving class to wander around Krakow with his camera, chatting with and photographing the locals. He would also often catch a [...]

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Paul Szynol’s Poland

© Paul Szynol

Nobel Prize winner Czesław Miłosz described Warsaw during World War II as “the most agonizing spot in the whole of terrorized Europe.” Poland’s tormented past continues to shape foreign perception of the country. On the map, Warsaw is more or less equidistant from Lisbon and the Ural Mountains, and from Catania and northern parts of Scandinavia; [...]

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