Tomasz Gudzowaty

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Keiko

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Keiko

Polish photographer Tomasz Gudzowaty (born 1971) documents the lives of ship scrappers in Chittagong, the second-largest city in Bangladesh, where nearly 40 percent of the 700 ocean-going ships taken out of service every year are scrapped. Gudzowaty’s photographs, executed on black-and-white film stock, record their arduous labors. Hardcover: 148 pages Publisher: Hatje Cantz (2013) Language: English ISBN-13: 978-3775735216 Order: hatjecantz.de…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Synchronized Swimming

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Synchronized Swimming

Synchronized swimming, once known as water ballet, has grown from its humble origins to become a fully organized, internationally competitive sport, reaching the Olympics in 1984. It’s a female dominated discipline, though men compete internationally. Competitions are organized into four categories: solo, duet, team (four to eight swimmers), and combination (ten swimmers). Although synchronized swimming is a graceful and gentle…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Mexico’s Car Frenzy

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Mexico’s Car Frenzy

The small but lively and growing community of automotive enthusiasts in Mexico City consists of people who mostly have to work hard and full time to support their passion. but they are ready to devote any spare moment to their classic, fancy, custom tuned, muscle or otherwise exceptional cars. And they never miss any opportunity to gather together to appreciate…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Urban golf in India

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Urban golf in India

Golf is often considered a game of the wealthy (which it normally is), but its modern, elitist form evolved from a simple farm game. The essential equipment consists of a crooked stick and balls, and virtually any area can be used as a course. In this way, golf can be played by people from all walks of life. A group of boys living in…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Pole Dancers

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Pole Dancers

Pole dancing is no longer the preserve of gentlemen’s clubs, and became – at least in Western countries – just one of many physical activities that everyone can enjoy, but the connections between pole dance and its sensual roots are still obvious and can create tension and negativity.  Especially in families, a person’s decision to enter the career of a professional pole…
Tomasz Gudzowaty: Monsters of the Deep

Tomasz Gudzowaty: Monsters of the Deep

The southern elephant seal is the largest carnivore living today. The seal gets its name from its giant size and the large proboscis of the adult males, resembling an elephant’s trunk. According to an 18th-century description, the “Monsters of the Deep” make “dreadful Howlings and Voices which seem too terrible for Human Ears”. Indeed, they can be extremely noisy and…
Tomasz Gudzowaty captures Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines

Tomasz Gudzowaty captures Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippines

Despite the preparations taken shortly before Typhoon Haiyan entered the Philippines, the scale of destruction and the death toll were enormous. On November 8, 2013 the city of Tacloban in the Region of Eastern Visayas, 580 km southeast of Manila. was hit by the typhoon with full force. A US Marine air survey made on the next day revealed dead…
Biography: Tomasz Gudzowaty

Biography: Tomasz Gudzowaty

Tomasz Gudzowaty (born in 1971) is a Polish photographer best known for his large format photographs. Gudzowaty studied law at the University of Warsaw. He began his photographic career with nature photography, later turning to social documentary. For the past few years he has focused on sports photography and is particularly interested in non-commercial sports – those that are exotic,…