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PhotographerTymon Markowski
Prize1st Place in Event
City/CountryBydgoszcz, Poland
Photo Date2015-03-07
Entry Description

Children's dance contest "Dancing Mirages" in Bydgoszcz (Poland). Celina Pacanowska started giving a few tips to the children from "Krasnale" team before the show.

About Photographer

Born in 1986 in Kraków, Markowski lives with his family in Bydgoszcz. Photographer-autodidact, he graduated from the Higher School of Economy in Bydgoszcz with a degree in sociology. He started taking photographs in 2006. Markowski worked for daily newspapers for 8 years. In 2015 he became a member of the Sputnik Photos Mentorship Program. A year after he joined Un-Posed, a street photography collective. He is the recipient of a grant from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. Winner of some of the most prestigious photo competitions in Poland and abroad, Markowski received the important Photographer of the Year award in the Event category for the International Photography Awards 2016. He was also ranked first in the competition for the Photojournalist of the Year 2016 held by polish Association of Photojournalist.