PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER
I was born in Poland and educated in Poland & Denmark.
My interest in photography began at the age of 11 when I found my parents’ old camera in their basement. Through experimentation I taught myself how to take pictures, judge exposure and make prints. Although my first job was at a photo studio, I didn’t study photography but instead I studied music, business stadies and performance art.
Today I work as a professional photographer and try to incorporate all of my musical experience and knowledge within Performance Design into my photographic works.
I love challenges that broaden my experience. This is why I moved to the United States. I’m currently based in San Francisco, where I work as a photographer & videographer.
WHAT I LIKE TO DO
WHEN I HAVE TIME
I still love taking pictures with analog cameras. I simply enjoy the feel and look of film and I love the camera click sound! My favourite films are Kodak Portra and Ilford Delta 100 PRO. I have both; 35mm film’s and a medium format cameras but my favourite is Mamiya 7 with 80mm lens.
LOVE FOR FILM PHOTOGRAPHY
I have a tremendous love for film photography.
I enjoy the process of hunting for that moment and waiting for the gift that only film can bring.
The process of developing the film brings me happiness, a phase in the creation.
When I hunt for the moment I try to remove all objects and elements that reflect the time. I endeavor to make the pictures timeless!
I am continually developing as a portrait photographer. I constantly push myself, and I constantly challenge myself as an artist to move closer into my subject’s personal space and stay within distance to capture the right moment, that instance when humanity reveals itself.