‘What you see is who you are” – says Szymon Brodziak, famous for his unconventional black-and-white photographs. . The youngest photographer exhibited at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin in 2015. Advertising photographer of the year at Prix de la Photographie Paris 2016. The best black & white campaign photographer of the world acclaimed by the jury of FashionTV Photographers Awards, during 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
An economy graduate taken over by passion for photography, Brodziak quitted family business to assist in fashion and advertising shootings, which today are his main fields of professional activity.
Since 2006 he has received numerous international awards at photographic competitions in the United States and Europe, including lots of medals and mentions at the Prix de la Photographie Paris 2016 both for commercial and personal projects. Brodziak received Johnnie Walker Keep Walking Award for the constant fulfilment of dreams and the passion for setting new paths in the search of beauty.
His first photo album “Brodziak ONE” had its official premiere in Rome at the end of 2014. It presents nearly 300 monochromatic photographs shot over the period of the last 10 years of his professional activity. The publication starts with a personal dedication from June Newton, wife to the legendary photographer Helmut Newton.
Szymon Brodziak runs his own photography gallery in Poznań and Warsaw.