SZYMON BRODZIAK
POZNAN, POLAND
WWW.SZYMONBRODZIAK.COM

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What you see, is who you are - says Szymon Brodziak, the master of black and white photography. The youngest aritist 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 confrmed 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 fulflment of dreams and passion for setting new paths in the search of beauty.

In Europe, Brodziak received plenty of medals and honourable mentions in numerous editions of the renowed Prix de la Photographie Paris, both for commercial and person- al projects, including the title of Advertising Photographer of the Year (2016).

In the USA, he won frst place in Fashion category in two photo competitions: Internation¬al 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 5 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 frst photo album ONE had its ofcial 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

2020

  • Mirror - Smartphone Photography International Photography Award, USA
  • Finalist of the photo competition APP Magazine All About Photos, USA
  • 6 Honorable Mention - One Shot: Movement International Photo Awards, USA

2019

  • 1st place - World's Top 10 Black&White Photographers One Eyeland
  • lx Gold Medal and 2x Browns Medals Album „What you see is who you are" Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Honorable Mention for the album „What you see is who you are" International Photo Awards, USA

2016

  • Advertising Photographer of the Year Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Gold Medal Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Silver Medal Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • 2 Bronze Medals Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Advertising Photographer of the Year Black&White Spider Awards, USA
  • 1st Place Outstanding Achievement Fashion Black&White Spider Awards, USA
  • 2nd Place Merit of Excellence - Advertising& Nude Black&White Spider Awards, USA
  • 1st Place in Advertising / Fashion International Photography Awards, USA
  • 12 Honorable Mentions International Photography Awards, USA

2013

  • World's Best Black & White Campaign Photographer FashionTV Photographers Awards, Cannes
  • Shortlist & Honorable Mention London International Creative Competition

2012

  • 3 Gold Medals - Ferroli Calendar, Bizzu Fall Winter Collection, Naughty Girls Book Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • 2 Silver Medals - Martini Cava Campaign, Bizzu Fall Winter Collection Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • 2 Bronze Medals - 'doll Mag, Naughty Girls Book Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Shortlist - Bizzu Spring Summer Collection Honorable Mention - Spring Summer Collection London International Creative Competition

2011

  • 4 Silver Medals - Media Markt Calendar Portuguese Edition, Charade Jewels Campaign Italian Vouge, Bizuu Spring Summer Collection Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • 2 Official Selections Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Shortlist London International Creative Competition
  • Honorable Mention London International Creative Competition
  • 5 Honorable Mentions International Photography Awards

2010

  • 4 First Prizes - Noti Girls Campaign, Good Time Day Spa Campaign, Amberline Windows Campaign Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • Second Prize - Platinum Calendar Orlen Oil Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • 4 Honorable Mentions Prix de la Photographie Paris
  • 4 Honorable Mentions - Angels and Demons ASUS Advertorial in Playboy Magazine, Bizuu Spring-Summer Collection, Marmorin Prestige Collection International Photography Awards

2005

  • Johnnie Walker Keep Walking Award for constant fulfilment of dreams and passion for setting new paths in the search of beauty.