Members of the Magnum Photos collective voted to welcome five new photographers as Nominees to the agency. The new nominees are: Sim Chi Yin (Singapore) Gregory Halpern (USA) Rafal Milach (Poland) Lua Ribeira (Spain) Lindokuhle Sobekwa (South Africa) Magn
The power of a place to captivate is inherent to the impulse to photograph. Warsaw-based photographer Rafal Milach uses this impulse to his advantage in 7 Rooms, published by Kehrer Verlag. Over the course of six years, Milach followed seven people in the
I finally found some time to look at the 2009 Photography Book Now winning publication, Black Sea of Concrete, by Polish photographer, Rafal Milach. Rafal won $25,000 for his grand prize winning submission about the Black Sea. He works as an editorial photographer and is the co-founder of SPUTNIK, the collective of photographers from Central-Eastern European region, but he continues to work on fine art projects and essays.
Rafal Milach was born in Gliwice, Poland. Ater graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Katowice, and the Institute for Creative Photography in Opava, in the Czech Republic, Milach moved to Warsaw where he started to work as a freelance photographer for Newsweek Poland, Polityka and Przekroj magazine. Aside from his editorial assignments, Milach has been working on personal projects such as The Grey, Disappearing Circus, Ukraine by the Black Sea, and Young Russia.
The results of the second annual Blurb-sponsored contest were announced Thursday. Rafal Milach’s project Black Sea of Concrete includes a series of images of the coastline of the Black Sea he created in December 2008 on commission for Belgium-based NGO Demos. Milach’s book emerged from the “editorial” category of the competition. Photographers also submitted books in “fine art” and “commercial” categories.