Kuba Kaminski

 Kuba Kaminski was born in 1985 in Poland. He holds a degree in photography from The PWSFTViT Film School in Lodz.

In 2005 he started work as a professional photographer for Rzeczpospolita daily newspaper where he had the opportunity to develop he's skill in news photography and had the chance to work on longer documentary projects as well. Kuba has travelled on assignment in Europe, Asia, the US and South America. In 2010, he documented the water crisis in the Gaza Strip for the Polish humanitarian organization PAH. In 2011 he photographed the revolution in Libya. He was a staff photographer until the beginning of 2012, but is now working freelance and is available for assignment directly.

His personal documentary projects include: ‘The Sobering Chamber’ about post-communist facilities for alcoholics, and ‘Salaryman’ which documents overworked Japanese corporate employees, which won him Grand Prix in the National Geographic Photography Contest in Poland. His latest ongoing project, ‘The Whisperers’ was first published in the book NEXT #01 released during the Joop Swart Masterclass 2011, organized by the World Press Photo foundation in Amsterdam, which Kuba was a participant of. In 2012, ‘The Whisperers’ also won him a Gold Medal in the China International Press Photography Contest. He was also awarded twice at the IPA awards and by the NPPA Best of Photography competition.

Kuba is based in Warsaw, Poland. He is available for assignments worldwide. You can view more of Kuba's work, and contact him, via his web site by clicking here.