Tymon Markowski

Born in 1986 in Kraków. Self-made photographer with a degree in Sociology. He began taking pictures in 2006. Recipient of a grant from the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Poland. He was nominated to and won some of the most prestigious photo prizes in Poland and abroad. Markowski received „Photographer of the Year” Award in the Event category for the International Photography Awards 2016. He was also honored with the „Photojournalist of the year 2016” Award offered by Polish Association of Photojournalist. His works were presented on individual and group exhibitions in Poland and abroad and featured in many respectable venues like ”The New York Times”. Founder of the educational initiative Street Photo Poland, which focuses on the promotion of street photography in Poland.

Awards / Achievements

2020 – Poland – 9. Leica Street Photo (laureate / single)
2019 – USA – Miami Street Photography Festival (laureate / single)
2019 – UK – London Street Photography Festival (1st place / single)
2019 – USA – StreetFoto San Francisco (laureate / single)
2018 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (1st place / sport / single)
2018 – Italy – Italian Street Photo Festival (double laureate / single)
2018 – USA – PDN Photo Annual (honorable mention / photo book)
2017 – USA – International Photography Awards (honorable mention / book: self-published)
2017 – USA – International Photography Awards (honorable mention / editorial: environmental / story)
2017 – Poland - Eastreet 4 (laureate / single)
2017 – UK - London Street Photography Festival (laureate / single)
2017 – Poland – BZ WBK Press Foto (3rd place / nature / story)
2017 – Poland - Photojournalist of the Year 2016 (photojournalist of the year / portfolio)
2017 – Poland - Photojournalist of the Year 2016 (1st place / story)
2016 – Poland – Regional Press Photo (1st place / daily life / single)
2016 – USA – Miami Street Photography Festival (laureate / single)
2016 – USA – International Photography Awards (photographer of the year / event)
2016 – USA – International Photography Awards (1st place / event / single)
2016 – Poland – 6. Leica Street Photo (laureate / single)
2016 – Italy – dotART Urban International Photo Awards (3rd place / single)
2016 – France – PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris (2nd place / preforming arts / single)
2016 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (1st place / daily life / single)
2016 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (nomination / people / single)
2016 – Poland – Polish Street (laureate / single)
2016 – Poland – BZ WBK Press Foto (1st place / culture & art / single)
2016 – Poland – BZ WBK Press Foto (2nd place / daily life / single)
2016 – Poland – Photojournalist of the Year 2015 (2nd place / portfolio)
2016 – Poland – Photojournalist of the Year 2015 (1st place / daily life / single)
2016 – Poland – Photojournalist of the Year 2015 (1st place / nature / single)
2015 – Poland – II Polish Sport Photography Contest (Grand Prix / story)
2015 – Poland – 5. Leica Street Photo (double laureate / single)
2015 – Italy – dotART Urban International Photo Awards (2nd place / single)
2015 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (nomination / daily life / single)
2014 – Poland – Regional Press Photo (1st place / environment / single)
2014 – Poland – Regional Press Photo (3rd place / sport / story)
2013 – Poland – 3. Leica Street Photo (laureate / single)
2013 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (nomination / nature / single)
2013 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (nomination / news / story)
2013 – Poland – BZ WBK Press Foto (1st place / nature / story)
2012 – Poland – Regional Press Photo (1st place / sport / single)
2012 – Poland – Regional Press Photo (2nd place / culture / single)
2012 – Poland – Regional Press Photo (3rd place / news / single)
2010 – Poland – Grand Press Photo (nomination / nature / single)

Grants / Scholarships

2021 – Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (Poland)
2019 – Warsaw city scholarship (Poland)
2017 – Bydgoszcz city scholarship (Poland)
2016 – Bydgoszcz city scholarship (Poland)
2016 – Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (Poland)
2015 – Bydgoszcz city scholarship (Poland)
2014 – Bydgoszcz city scholarship (Poland)

Books

2017 – Flow (self publishing, Poland)
2014 – Downtown (self publishing, Poland)