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Free as a Brid, feminine as Bizuu.
"Free as a Bird, feminine as Bizuu" was the main theme of Bizuu
Fall/Winter collection, shot at wild beaches of the Baltic Sea.
Model: Natalia Uliasz
Make-up: Slawka Sadowska
Hair: Darek Baranowski
Assisant: Lukasz Urbanczyk
Producer: Agata Polak
SZYMON BRODZIAK BORN 1979 IN POZNAN, POLAND. SPECIALIZES IN UNCONVENTIONAL BLACK AND WHITE ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS WITH PERSONAL APPROACH. THE YOUNGEST PHOTOGRAPHER TO BE EXHIBITED AT THE HELMUT NEWTON FOUNDATION IN BERLIN.
'What you see, is who you are' - says Brodziak, an economy graduate taken over by passion for photography. After quitting family business, he worked in various advertising agencies, assisting in fashion and advertising shootings, which today are his main fields of professional activity. His photographs have been published in numerous fashion and lifestyle magazines, including international edtions of Playboy magazine and Italian Vogue.
Still as a student, Szymon won Johnnie Walker Keep Walking Award for the constant fulfillment of dreams and the passion for setting new paths in the search of beauty. Since then he has obtained many international awards, both for commercial and personal projects, including 3 Gold Medals at 2012 Prix de la Photographie Paris.
During 2013 Cannes Film Festival, Brodziak has been officially acclaimed by FashionTV, the best black&white campaign photographer of the world.
At the end of 2014, Szymon has published his first photo album "BRODZIAK ONE", which presents nearly 300 black and white photographs shot over the period of the last 10 years of Brodziak's professional activity. The book contains a personal dedication from June Newton, wife to the legendary photographer Helmut Newton.
In 2015, Szymon's works have been presented as a part of "Newton. Horvat. Brodziak" exhibition at the Helmut Newton Foundation in Berlin, which made Brodziak the youngest artist ever to be presented at this pretigious Museum of Photography.
Awards What you see, is who you are - says Szymon Brodziak, the master of black and white
photography. The youngest artist exhibited at the Museum of Photography - Helmut
Newton Foundation in Berlin. The best black & white campaign photographer of the
world, acclaimed by the jury of FashionTV Photographers Awards, during 2013 Cannes
Film Festival. In 2019, Brodziak confirmed his leading position by winning 1st Place in
World's Top 10 Black&White Photographers contest curated by One Eyeland.
He loves to photograph women. He's inspired mainly by locations, where he brings
to life his monochromatic visions. 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.
In Europe, Brodziak received plenty of medals and honourable mentions in numerous
editions of the renowed Prix de la Photographie Paris, both for commercial and
personal projects, including the title of Advertising Photographer of the Year (2016).
In the USA, he won first place in Fashion category in two photo competitions:
International Photography Awards (2016) and Black and White Spider Awards
(2016), which rewards the best monochromatic images form all over the word.
His first photo album Brodziak ONE had its offcial premiere in Rome (2014). It presents
the first 10 years of his professional activity. The publication starts with a personal
dedication from June Newton, wife to the legendary photographer Helmut Newton.
In 2019, Brodziak planns to publish his second big album entitled "What you see, is who you are".
The artist's work can be seen and ordered in his own galleries of photography located
in Poland and are also available worldwide at Online Shop: www.szymonbrodziak.com