Szymon Swietochowski is a photographer based in Poland. He took his first steps in image creation at the Higher School of Art and Design in Lodz in 2002. He began his photography career in 2004 with non-traditional fashion pictures for Polish lifestyle magazines. At the age of twenty three, he received his first nominations for the Cannes Lions Festival. He is the winner of a golden statue in the main Polish advertising competition KTR. He focused primarily on photographing people, then his work evolved to include advertising photography, landscape and still life. In 2007 he started to work for the main agencies in his country. Since then, he has been recognised as one of the leading photographers in his field in Poland and he has begun to work for international clients.