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Mariusz Smiejek
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Flatiron Building - 5th Ave, Manhattan, New York
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Yesterday photo session, many thanks for great team work.
Photographer: Mariusz Smiejek
Photo Assistant: Isaac
Hair & Make-up: Aneta Wojcik
Stylist: Aleksandra Lojek
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Some nice view from our last trip to Rebublic of Ireland.
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  • Mariusz Smiejek Photography
    Photographer, retoucher, present
  • Visum Images
    Documentary photographer, present
    Photo agency in Hamburg, Germany.
  • Bluebird Art Pictures
    Photographer, present
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Freelance - studio, press and documentary photographer in Belfast.
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Freelance photographer and member of photo agency Visum Images in Hamburg, based in Belfast. Since 2007 I have been passionate about social documentary photography. In 2007 and 2008 I participated in social documentary photography and photo editing workshops organized by National Geographic. In 2004 I left Poland to travel around the world, I visited more than 20 countries in Europe, Middle East and Latin America. Dozens of my pictures taken during these trips are published in American version of The National Geographic. In 2007 one of my pictures was named Best Picture of the Month in the American edition of National Geographic and was published all over the world. Also, some of my pictures were published in National Geographic, Time, Belfast Telegraph, BBC, Vision Project, Social Documentary.net, Foto Evidence, DR, NGO insider among many others.
 

Since 2010 I have been living in Belfast, and documenting the transition and everyday life of Northern Ireland during the peace process. That is my first long-term project. The series of pictures I took in NI won me award- a first prize in the Polish edition of National Geographic competition in the Reportage category and then two of my pictures were commanded in Sony World Photography Awards competition in 2013 and a series of pictures were Honorable Mentioned in International Photography Award in Los Angeles in 2012.
 

My customers include:

 - National Geographic

 - Press Association

 - Aviva

 - Unison UK

 - The National, United Arab Emirates

 ...and many more.
 

My pictures are available through the National Geographic Image Collection in USA.
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Sebastião Salgado - The Photographers' Gallery
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Representing 35 photographers Print Sales at The Photographers' Gallery, London, offers a wide range of photography for sale, including youn

SocialDocumentary.net | Create and Explore Social Documentary Photograph...
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Create and explore social documentary photography websites investigating critical issues facing our world today.

New portrait of Lord Mayor in Belfast City Hall.
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The Lord Mayor`s, Niall O Donnghaile, new portrait which was painted by a local artist Danny Devenney on a base of a picture taken by a Poli

F8Magazine: documentary photography & photojournalism magazine
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Documentary photography & photojournalism magazine for photographers who want to tell stories through their eyes and hearts.

The War on Mali. What you Should Know: An Eldorado of Uranium, Gold, Pet...
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“it would send 2500 troops to support Malian government soldiers in the conflict against Islamist rebels. France has already deployed around

Bonfire preparations, Northern Ireland 2012
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Belfast – council votes to change Union flag policy.
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Monday evening 3th of December 2012, Belfast, City Hall. In the aftermath of the highly controversial voting that took place in Belfast City

Pierwsze miejsce "Fotoreportaż". - zdjęcie
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Kolejna edycja Wielkiego Konkursu Fotograficznego National Geographic rozstrzygnięta. Jurorzy pod przewodnictwem Tomasza Tomaszewskiego wyło

Autumn in the garden
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Autumn photo shoot in the garden, Belfast 2012. Model: Ilona Make-up: Aleksandra Lojek __

Ballaro market in pictures – Palermo, Sicily. Part 3
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From series of street photography from Palermo in Sicily. __ __

Ballaro market in pictures – Palermo, Sicily. Part 2
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From series of street photography from Palermo in Sicily. __ __ __

Ballaro market in pictures – Palermo, Sicily.
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Street photography of Ballaro market in Palermo. __ __

Portrait of Angelo
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Angelo, Photographer from Giardini Naxos in Sicily.

Everybody left
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Ulster Covenant Centenary Parade – Belfast 29th September
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No incidents have been noted so far during the first half of a day of Ulster Convention commemoration celebration in Belfast. 25 thousand pe

Northern Ireland – weather in pictures.
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Northern Ireland in pictures by Mariusz Smiejek. __ __ __

Belfast – Riots after Republicans parade – 02.09.2012
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Several police officers were injured during riots in Belfast that started ahead of a contentious Republican parade in Carlise Circus in Nort

Northern Ireland, weather in pictures – rain is coming to Rathlin Island.
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Everyday life – Northern Ireland, weather in pictures – rain is coming to Rathlin Island.