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".
Local highland dwellers in the Tatras have now taken the sighting as a good sign as the plural for the birds in Polish, “dudki”, sounds similar to the word for money in their dialect, “dutki”.
Shot principally between 1974 and 1981 and showing the lives of Polish communities in the UK, Polska Britannica is a tender, gentle hymn to those that endured challenges beyond our comprehension before starting anew in an alien land – this is their story.
Amateur nature photographer Adrian Janiga couldn’t believe his eyes when he spotted the white deer frolicking in fields near his home in Dębica. But with scientists estimating there are only 1 in every 100,000 born, the question is WHERE did it come from?
Captured by Kazimierz Lelewicz, a prolific photographer who between 1945 and 1948 took hundreds of images documenting the death and subsequent resurrection of the city, 75 years on, his photographs are a poignant testament to both the realities of war and the steadfast determination to rebuild anew.