TITLE: The Roots
AUTHOR: Szymon Brodziak (Poland)
What you see, is who you are - says Szymon Brodziak, the master of black and white
photography. The youngest artist exhibited at the Museum of Photography - Helmut
Newton Foundation in Berlin (2015). The best black & white campaign photographer
of the world, acclaimed by the jury of FashionTV Photographers Awards, during 2013
Cannes Film Festival. In 2019, Brodziak confirmed his mastery by winning 1st Place
in World's Top 10 Black&White Photographers contest curated by OneEyeland.
He loves to photograph women. He's inspired mainly by locations, where he brings to life
his monochromatic visions. Brodziak received Johnnie Walker Keep Walking Award for
constant fulfilment of dreams and passion for setting new paths in the search of beauty.
In Europe, Brodziak received plenty of medals and honorable mentions in numerous
editions of the renowed Prix de la Photographie Paris, both for commercial and personal
projects, including the title of Advertising Photographer of the Year (2016).
In the USA, he won first place in Fashion category in two photo competitions: International
Photography Awards (2016) and Black and White Spider Awards (2016), which
rewards the best monochromatic images from all over the word. In 2020, Brodziak
became the finalist of the photo competition All about photo, the leitmotif was Portrait.
His photo has been awarded 6 honorable mentions in the One Shot:
Movement competition organized by the International Photo Awards.
Szymon as the only Pole was also presented in the spring catalog of Saatchi Art 2020.
His first photo album ONE had its ofifcial premiere in Rome (2014). It presents the first
10 years of his professional activity. The publication starts with a personal dedication
from June Newton, wife to the legendary photographer Helmut Newton. Szymon's new
photographic album entitled “What you see is who you are” won a Gold Medal
(Book: Cover) and 2 Bronze Medals (Book: Fine Art & Other) at Prix de la Photographie
Paris 2019 and also Honorable Mention at 2019 International Photography
Awards in the USA.
The artist's work can be seen and ordered in his own galleries of photography located
in Poland and are also available worldwide at Online Shop: www.szymonbrodziak.com
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