Maciej was born in 1973 and is a graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at Nicolaus Copernicus University (UMK) in Torun in Poland, office worker and photographer.
For the past 10 years he has been taking photographs of the architecture and landscapes and has recently started using old photographic techniques. He uses mainly the gum bichromate technique.
Maciej is also the founder and administrator of the private internet forum "The Alternative Techniques in Photography" which you can find at: www.gazeta.pl. He also participantes in many on-location photographic events and photographic workshops. The works of Maciej were exhibited onNature and Landscapeon-location photography exhibition in Radomsk in 1997. Together withGrzegorz Gorczynskifrom Gdansk and Roman Michalik from Wroclaw he made his debut with Gum bichromates inthe Little Galleryin Grudziadz in 2004, in an exhibition calledRoots - works made using alternative techniques.

The mood and the character, which my work gain during the creation, is very individualistic.

 

Maciej Kastner

Gum bichromates

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