Diagnosed in February with triple negative breast cancer, microscopy photographer Małgorzata Lisowska wanted to know what it looked like. After entering the photo into the prestigious Nikon Small World photography competition, she won third place, becoming the first Polish person to finish so highly in over 30 years.
First launched in 2015, the competition is now celebrated internationally with this year’s installment attracting thousands of entrants from across the globe.
As the world pays tribute to those who died in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Auschwitz Museum has hit out against 'Holocaust tourists' who take inappropriate photos at the site of the former Nazi-German extermination camp.
Urban photographer Daniel Remian said he began his nocturnal adventures after becoming captivated by the night-time transformation of the city’s streets and atmosphere.
Coinciding with an official funeral ceremony to have her remains placed in her family grave, the documentary entitled Dziewczyna ze zdjecia” (Girl from the Photo), uncovers further details about Maria Barr’s extraordinary life.
Taken at the Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, Tomasz Szpila’s hypnotic photo was awarded ‘Category Winner’ in the Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2022 competition’s Wild Portraits section. Two other Polish photographers were also award runner-up in the Landscapes and Under 16s categories.
Taken in Wrocław by world-renowned photographer Chris Niedenthal, the photo shows a young, rosy-cheeked woman in a floral dress, leaning one arm against a concrete balcony as the other appears to brush back a lock of her raven hair. Originally published in a German magazine in 1982, the photo quickly became as iconic as the building itself.
Appearing in Polish for the first time since its publication nearly 90 years ago, ‘Rowerem przez II RP’, ‘Pedalling Poland’ is filled with countless anecdotes, photos and personal observations of author Bernard Newman’s 3,000km journey from Gdańsk to Kraków.
The photo mysteriously appeared on the fire brigade’s social media after they were photographed tackling a blaze in the village of Małdyty in northern Poland.
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.
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