2016 – Saturnina and Artur Homan Guest of the Festival

Saturnina and Artur Homan have graduated August Cieszkowski University of Life Sciences in Poznan. They are professional photographers since 1993. In addition to wildlife photography, they photograph people (photojournalism, culture, traditional occupations, agriculture, fishing) and monuments.

Their work has resulted in numerous exhibitions and publications in many magazines such as: ‘Polityka’, ‘Wiedza i Życie’, ‘Nos Oiseaux’, ‘Przyroda Polska’, ‘Łowiec Polski’, ‘Woliera’, ‘Ptaki’, ‘Ptaki Polski’, ‘Foto’, ‘Kwak’, ‘Zwierzaki’ as well as in calendars, brochures and maps. They are also co-authors of nature and wildlife books alongside with photography books.

Since 2002, they have been working with the ‘National Geographic’. As a result of this cooperation, many of their photographs have been published in National Geographic Magazine, Photography Books and Exhibitions.

Saturnina and Artur are both members of the Polish Wildlife Photographers Association (ZPFP) and Polish Society for the Protection of Birds (OTOP).

Their major awards won in photographic contests:

1999 – First prize in ‘Movement’ category in Wlodzimierz Puchalski Photo Contest;

2001 – First prize in National Wildlife Photography Competition ‘Foto-Eko’;

2003 – Second prize in ‘Landscape’ category and a distinction in ‘Birds’ category in European photo contest Europaisher Naturfotograf des Jahres 2003 run by GDT in Germany;

– Grand Prix in Photo Contest of Masovia division of Polish Wildlife Photographers Association;

2004 – Second prize in ‘Composition and Form’ category of photo contest run by International Federation of Wildlife Photography in Oslo;

2006 – Highlight Prize in ‘Artists in Wings’ category in international photo contest Glanzlichter 2006 in Germany;

– First prize in ‘Animals’ pro category in the second edition of the National Geographic Photo Contest;

– Grand Prix in photo contest ‘Nasze Ptaki’ (Our Birds) run by magazine ‘Woliera’;

– Photographer of the year 2007 of Polish Wildlife Photographers Association;





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