TFN talks with Marek Snowarski, the creator of a leading website on picking mushrooms, and finds out just what draws him to the forests.
Stanisław Składanowski who had worked at the Lenin Shipyard since 1968 documented the strikes with over 1,000 photos now on show in Gdańsk and captured some of the most iconic moments of the historic events.
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.
Pictures, many seen for the first time in public, reveal in detail just how the castle looked before the war.
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.
In their ongoing project “Waiting for the Snow”, cousins Katarzyna and Marianne Wasowska offer an intimate portrait of Poles who emigrated to Brazil and Argentina, where there is also a sizeable diaspora.
Forget living in a Yellow Submarine, how about some Yellow fields supreme!
Fotoplastikon Warszawski is home to over 7,000 photographs from Poland, one third of them presenting pictures of old Warsaw.
Lawyer by day, snapper by night, Maciej Przemyk’s photos of his neighbourhood living through the coronavirus pandemic have become such a hit they have now appeared in the online edition of Polish "Vogue".