Selection of nearly 200 photographs in large format from travels in developing world , in remote locations, with indigenous people, in dust covered Saharan towns , during tribal festivals , inside smoke filled rotten bars, on mountain passes or in the scorching desert. Social and ethnographic stuff, mainly people and their real life at close range. Locations photographed include countries such as India , Somaliland, Ethiopia , Niger, Mali , Madagascar and many more.
Some of the photographs in this book were already published in magazines such as Newsweek or National Geographic, some are printed for the first time, especially in such large format.
Book is a pure photobook, pictures only, but in the last pages there is a short description of each photograph in both English and Polish.
Photographer based in Poznań, Poland and working in developing countries, mainly Africa and Asia. work online: www.nygus.info http://www.flickr.com/photos/nygus/ represented by : The Wide Angle ( thewideangle.com ) Światosław Wojtkowiak ( born 1979 ) Experience : CNN Traveller , National Geographic, National Geographic Traveller, Newsweek, Globtroter, Poznaj Świat, Fotokurier, Dziennik Polski, Voyage, Max Magazine, Survival International, ADRA , FAO , Lonely Planet, Faces Magazine, MK Tramping , Tyskie , Masomo Project , Global Trade Watch. Awards : National Geographic photo competition 2006 , IIIrd prize , category people. National Geographic photo competition 2007 , Ist prize, category people and Grand Prix. People and Planet International Photo competition, Australia 2008 , IInd prize. Grand Press Photo 2009 nominee. Group exhibitions : “Afrykamera” , Warszawa / Sopot / Szczecin , 2007 “Kolosy 2007” , Centrum Gemini , Gdańsk , 2008. ”Protest”, Charnwood Museum, Queens Park,