All images by Tomasz Kędzierski. Used with permission.
“I hate most of my images, that is why you do not get to see them.” says photographer Tomasz Kędzierski in the interview that you’re about to read. He hails from Poland and by day is a touch interface programmer. In my six years of doing this job, it’s one of the most honest and shocking statements I think I’ve ever encountered. To that end, Tomasz really wasn’t kidding around. He sent me six projects when he was ready and his work on Solargraphy was one a part of it.
“And out of my strong respect I want to postpone my appearance, interview or publication of my photographs. The Phoblographer means a lot to me, there was never a single weak post of yours and I want to be up to your standards.” he said in his initial email to me. “I do not want to make a false start. If I am to work with you and show my work to the world I need to make sure I represent the crème de la crème of film photography, that is worthy of The Phoblographer’s time.” Tomasz, who has been a reader of the site since 2012 after finding us on Flipboard, genuinely did take time to carefully curate his own work.