Born in Marosvásárhely, Romania, 1981. Currently based in Budapest, Hungary. Work as a photo editor for the monthly Képmás magazine (Hungary) and freelancer journalist, photographer.
"Dream about Motherland" (Solo exhibition), Fotografevi Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013.11., (upcoming)
"In the path of Arminius Vambery" (solo exhibition), Hungarian Museum of Trade and Tourism, Hungary, 2013.09. (upcoming)
"Motherland", (group outdoor exhibition, organized by Noorderlicht), Drenthe, Netherlands, 2013.06., (upcoming)
"Bozgor" (Solo exhibition), Hungarian House of Photographers, Budapest, Hungary, 2011.
"Co-existence" (group exhibition); Kossuth square, Hungary , 2011.
"Attention" (group exhibition); Art-Bázis, Hungary , 2011.
”Untitled”, (group exhibition); Trace Gallery, United Kingdom, 2010.
”The Pursuit of Happiness”, Noorderlicht International Photofestival, (group exhibition); The Netherlands, 2009.
XXV. Hungarian Press Photo (group exhibition); Hungary, 2007.
"Faces" Raiffeisen Gallery (solo exhibition); Hungary, 2006.
"Dialogue" (group exhibition); Hungary, 2005.
Vision magazine, China, 2011.
Private - International Review of Photographs, Italy, 2010.
La Zona Numero 15., Mexico, 2010.
Lensculture.com, France, 2010.
The Pursuit of Happiness – a photoalbum, Noorderlicht, the Netherlands, 2009.
Eduardo Rózsa-Flores: ”Collection of Piggeries”, illustrations for the book, Hungary, 2003.
Prize for the best portfolio, Photoport International Portfolio Review, Hungary, 2010.
Prize for the best portfolio, Raiffeisen "Dialogue" competition, Hungary, 2005.
Using an inexpensive old camera, Tamas Paczai captures a romantic view of the last generation of traditional rural life in Romania.