The cult photo 'Afghan Girl,' taken by Steve McCurry, has sold for over PLN 283,000 (EUR 62,000). As such, it becomes the most expensive photograph sold at auction in Poland, according to DESA Unicum, a Polish auction house.
The entries, all of them taken with mobile phones, cover a huge range of subjects.
A beautiful heart-shaped lake has been spotted hidden deep in the forest in Międzyrzecz County.
Photography duo Jadwiga and Marek Czarnecki took over 1,700 individual photographs of the Toruń skyline before electronically stitching them together to create the incredible panoramat. Zooming in, even the smallest details can be observed, with highlights including the Sailor’s Gate, the soaring steeple of the Church of the Holy Spirit, the solid dimensions of St. John’s Cathedral and the city defensive walls running along the bottom.
To overcome lockdown boredom, snapper Monika Stpiczyńska decided to take a virtual tour around Poland using Google street view. What she found was an incredibly candid presentation of everyday life in cities, towns, and villages.
The incredible photograph taken by biologist Marek Miś won over the hearts of the jury who praised his water flea pic for its technical proficiency and beautiful palette of colours.
Wiercigroch has travelled from Bali to the Beskid Mountains to document the culture and art of cooking.
After spotting a folder among the rubbish bins by his building, a man called Jan took it home where he discovered that it contains black-and-white photos of two neighbourhoods in northern Warsaw, Bielany and Żoliborz, from the 1960s.
The photos by prolific photojournalist Władysław Orłowski covering a wide breadth of everyday topics, depicting everything from children playing to fashionable locals quenching their thirst at summertime refreshment stalls, offer a captivating snapshot of everyday life during the PRL period.
The BBC’s 41-year-old meteorologist from Gdańsk who is a fave of the British public for his programmes about Polish food and stunning artwork, has now sent Twitter wild with his lockdown hair.