Michał Konrad (born name Michał Smuda) born in 1983. Currently residing in Wodzisław Śląski. In 2017, he became the debut-winner in Poland. His photographs have been published in various renowned magazines in Poland and abroad. He was awarded in many prestigious photo contests. Since 2016, he has been making self-portraits. He specializes in creative and exploration photography. His works were shown at group and individual exhibitions in Poland and abroad. In his work, Michał Konrad balances on the border between dream and reality, often creating surreal images. In his works, he often raises the topic of the philosophical sphere. His photographs are a registration of emotions that he feels when he comes into contact with the world around him.