Bio

Image credit: Tymoteusz Tracz

Piotr Tracz

Freelance photographer, documentalist. From 2015 to 2018 he worked as a personal photographer of two successive prime ministers of the Polish government. In 2018, he gave up photographing politics and politicians altogether and returned to work on long-term projects. He has been a multiple recipient of awards in the most important photo competitions, including Grand Press Photo, Polish Journalists Association Award, annual award presented by the Photoreporters Association, BZ WBK Press Photo, WKF National Geographic, Polish Sports Photography Competition and was nominated for the Ryszard Kapuściński PAP Award.

 

Awards
(2020) Grand Press Photo, HM, Long-Term Projects
(2019) HM in the Krzysztof Miller Prize (The Deutsche Bank Award), stories
(2019) Finalist in the Krzysztof Miller Prize, stories
(2019) Grand Press Photo, 1st prize, Daily Life, singles
(2019) Grand Press Photo, 2nd prize, People, singles
(2019) Grand Press Photo, 3rd prize, Environment, singles
(2019) E. Ciołek Award in the contest of the Association of Polish Journalists, stories
(2019) Story of the Year. Association of Polish Photojournalists
(2018) E. Lokajski Award in the contest of the Association of Polish Journalists, stories
(2018) 1st prize in the Polish Sports Photography Contest, stories
(2018) 2nd prize in the Polish Sports Photography Contest, singles
(2018) 3rd prize in the Polish Sports Photography Contest, singles
(2016) Grand Press Photo, 2nd prize, Culture, singles
(2015) Grand Press Photo Contest, finalist, People, stories
(2015) Grand Press Photo Contest, finalist, People, singles
(2015) HM in National Geographic Photo Contest, stories
(2015) Finalist of The Ryszard Kapuscinski Journalism award, stories
(2015) 1st prize in BZ WBK Press Photo, Portret category, stories
(2015) 1st prize in BZ WBK Press Photo, Portret category, singles
(2015) 3rd prize in BZ WBK Press Photo, Portret category, stories
(2015) Nomination in the E. Ciołek Award in the contest of the Association of Polish Journalists, stories