Piotr Karpinski

Photographer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

About me

Hey, I am Piotr. I feel like I photograph ideas rather than people. You will find people on almost all of my photographs but often its not about them. It is always about something broader. I feel a conceptual photographer. A Photographer who had the luck to be selected for: Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 exhibition in The National Portrait Gallery, London. Breakthrough Award 2016 by The British Journal of Photography/Winner Creative Review Magazine The Photography Annual 2015; The Catlin Guide 2015|New Artists in the UK; International Print Exhibition 158 & 159 by The Royal Photographic Society; The Renaissance Photography Prize at Getty Images Gallery 2017 and 2017/ finalist; Flash Forward 2016 and 2017 by The Magenta Foundation/ book/ “Flash Forward 2016 Emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States" +2017 Magnum Swap Shop by Magnum Photos; Magnum Photos 70 with David Hurn & Martin Parr, 2017 Saatchi Screen project at Saatchi Gallery/ London 2019 to name some. Go https://www.piotrkarpinski.com/ for a full list. Visit my inst at https://www.instagram.com/karpinski_pi/ +

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Photography
  • Picture Editing
  • Retouching
  • Fine Art
  • Photoshop
  • Studio Photography
  • Fashion Styling
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Photography Assistant
  • Lighting Techniques
  • Studio Assistance
  • Art Directing Photography
  • Portraiture Photography
  • Art Direction

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Paulina Surys

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        Work history

        Currently

        Freelance Photographer

        My name is P

        Jul 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Working on my private photography projects and occasional assignments which led me to be selected for : Saatchi Screen at The Saatchi Gallery/ London 2019 + Portrait of Britain 2018/ Winner/ Nationwide exhibition by The British Journal of Photography + Portrait of Britain 2018 book feature by Hoxton Mini Press Palm Photo Prize 2018/ House of Vans/ London 2018 Photography On A Postcard at Photo London 2018/ Somerset House/ London 2018 + Renaissance Photography Prize 2017/ Getty Images Gallery/ London 2017 + Magnum Swap Shop by Magnum Photos; Magnum Photos 70 with David Hurn & Martin Parr/ The Printspace/ London 2017 + Independent Photography Festival/ IPF/ House of Vans/ London 2017 + Flash Forward 2017 by The Magenta Foundation/ book/ “Flash Forward 2017 Emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States" + Breakthrough Award 2016 by The British Journal of Photography/ Single Image Graduate Category Winner & Breakthrough Award 2016 Exhibition by the BJP/ Old Truman Brewery/ London 2016 + Renaissance Photography Prize 2016/ Finalist/ Getty Images Gallery/ London 2016 + Flash Forward 2016 by The Magenta Foundation/ book/ “Flash Forward 2016 Emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States" + Photo-Open 2016/ RichMix Cinema/ Shoredich/ London 2016 + International Print Exhibition 159/ The Royal Photographic Society/ The Royal Albert Hall and various UK and Ireland venues/ 2016-2017 + Portrait Salon 2016/ Metro Imaging/ London 2016 + Graduate Art&Design Exhibition/ Candid Gallery/ London 2016 + The Photography Annual 2015 by The Creative Review Magazine + The Catlin Guide 2015|New Artists in the UK/ book + International Print Exhibition 158/ The Royal Photographic Society/ The Royal Albert Hall and various UK and Ireland venues/ 2015-2016 + Photomonth East London International Photography Festival 2015/ Solo Show: “Let’s Talk about Life & Death Darling” St.James The Great Church/ London 2015 + Photo-Open 2015/ RichMix Cinema/ Shoredich/ London 2015 + PhotoVoice Awards/ Autumn Edition 2015/ The Printspace/ London 2015 + Portrait Salon 2015/ The Embassy Tea Gallery/ London 2015 + The Other Art Fair/ Oct2015 edition/ The Old Truman Brewery/ London 2015 + Candid Art Trust Spring Salon/ Candid Art Trust Gallery/ London 2015 + Blooom Awards by Warsteiner 2015/ Shortlisted for nomination + +Features/ Middlesex University Art & Design Degree Show/ Old Truman Brewery/ London 2014

        2016

        Part-time Photographer

        nyc studio

        Nov 2014 - Mar 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Photographer. Fashion, portraiture and family photography. Work in a busy make over photography studio at Shoredich. Developing portfolio for models at the beginning of their carer as well as updating portfolio of experienced models. Portraiture and family Photography. Working at this place required great organization and fast style of work as a photographer and organizer.

        2013

        First Line Photography Assistant

        Paulina Surys

        Dec 2011 - Aug 2013
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • First line photography assistant for Paulina Otylie Surys and her following projects » AnotherMan- issue 16 / The British Journal of Photography- September 2012 issue / Twill magazine- issue 15 / Drome magazine- issue 20 / Collaboration- issue 1 / GQ and Times magazines- SS13 for Angelo Galasso.

        Education

        2014

        BA(Hons) Photography

        Middlesex University, London

        Oct 2011 - Jul 2014
        • London, United Kingdom
        • BA Photography

        Awards

        2019

        Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 exhibiting artist

        National Portrait Gallery

        • Selected for Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 exhibition in The National Portrait Gallery, London 7.11.2019-16.02.2020

        2018

        Portrait of Britain 2018/ Winner

        Studio 1854 – British Journal of Photography

        • 100 Portrait of Britain 2019 winners will have their work exhibited on JCDecaux screens nationwide, on bus stops, high streets and in train stations, as part of the biggest exhibition of contemporary portraiture ever held in Britain, for one month in September 2018.The 200 shortlisted images has been featured in the first ever Portrait of Britain book, published by Hoxton Mini Press and distributed worldwide.

        2017

        The Royal Photography Society International Print Exhibition 159 and 159

        Royal Photographic Society ( RPS)

        • Selected for The International Print Exhibition 158 and consecutive 159 by The Royal Photography Society- The Royal Albert Hall and various UK and Ireland venues/2015-2016 & 2016-2017

        2017

        The Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 / shortlist

        The Renaissance Photography Prize

        • The Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 shortlist - Exhibition at Getty Images Gallery / 09.2017 London http://www.renaissancephotography.org/

        2017

        Flash Forward 2017/ book feature

        The Magenta Foundation

        • Flash Forward 2017 book by The Magenta Foundation. "Flash Forward 2017, Emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States"

        2016

        The Renaissance Photography Prize 2016/ finalist

        The Renaissance Photography Prize

        • The Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 finalist - Exhibition at Getty Images Gallery / 09.2016 London http://www.renaissancephotography.org/

        2016

        Breakthrough Award 2016 by The British Journal of Photography / Winner

        Studio 1854 – British Journal of Photography

        • Breakthrough Award 2016 by The British Journal of Photography magazine. http://www.bjp-online.com/2016/06/breakthrough-awards-2016-winners/

        2016

        Flash Forward 2016 / book feature

        The Magenta Foundation

        • Flash Forward 2016 book by The Magenta Foundation. "Flash Forward 2016, Emerging photographers from Canada, the United Kingdom & the United States"

        2015

        Creative Review The Photography Annual 2015

        Creative Review

        • Creative Review The Photography Annual publication showcases the best in commercial photography and finest photographers

        2015

        Selected for The Catlin Guide 2015|New artists in the UK

        Art Catlin

        • The Catlin Guide is an introduction to the 40 most promising new graduate artists in the UK, recommended by a wide survey of curators, art writers, collectors, gallerists and course tutors. Each individual profile features a Q&A interview about future exhibitions, projects and aspirations for 2015. Printed annually, each edition exhibits the artists