Famous Photographers from Poland

List of notable or famous photographers from Poland, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Poland and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Poland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Polish photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Poland is included when available.

This list includes Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Stasys Eidrigevičius and more.

This historic photographers from Poland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Polish photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Poland?" These prominent photographers of Poland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Polish photographers.

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  • Andrzej Jerzy Lech
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    Andrzej Jerzy Lech - Born January 22, 1955 in Wrocław, Poland, is a Polish artist and photographer.
    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Poland
  • Andrzej Majewski
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    Andrzej Majewski, (born November 12, 1966 in Wrocław), is a Polish aphorist, writer, columnist and photographer. He graduated from The Economics Academy of Wrocław. He is the author of "Aphorisms and Sentences Which Shake the World, or Not..." (1999), "Aphorisms That are Magnum in Parvo" (2000) and "Aphorisms for Every Occasion" (2007) as well as the photo album “Ephemeralness of Eternity” (2005).
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
  • Artur Żmijewski (born 26 May 1966 in Warsaw) is a Polish visual artist, filmmaker and photographer. During the years of 1990-1995 he studied at Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts. He is an author of short video movies and photography exhibitions, which were shown all over the world. Since 2006 he is artistic editor of the "Krytyka Polityczna". His solo show If It Happened Only Once It’s As If It Never Happened was at "Kunsthalle Basel" in 2005, the same year in which he represented Poland at the 51st Venice Biennale. He has shown in Documenta 12 (2007), and Manifesta 4 (2002); Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2012, 2005); National Gallery of Art Zacheta, Warsaw (2005); ...more
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
  • Eugeniusz Lokajski
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    Eugeniusz Zenon Lokajski (1909-1944) was a Polish athlete, gymnast and photographer. He is notable as the Champion of Poland in javelin throw and the creator of more than 1000 photos documenting the Warsaw Uprising.
    • Age: Dec. at 35 (1909-1944)
    • Birthplace: Poland
  • Germaine Krull
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    Germaine Luise Krull (20 November 1897 – 31 July 1985) was a photographer, political activist, and hotel owner. Her nationality has been categorized as German, French, and Dutch, but she spent years in Brazil, Republic of the Congo, Thailand, and India. Described as "an especially outspoken example" of a group of early 20th-century female photographers who "could lead lives free from convention", she is best known for photographically-illustrated books such as her 1928 portfolio Métal.
    • Age: Dec. at 87 (1897-1985)
    • Birthplace: Wilda, Poznań, Poznań, Poland
  • Iwo Zaniewski
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    Iwo Zaniewski

    Iwo Zaniewski (born 22 May 1956 in Warsaw, Poland) is a Polish painter, photographer, director and artistic director of Przybora Zaniewski Ltd (PZL), an advertising agency.
    • Age: 66