Sylwia Makris was born in 1973 in Gdynia, Poland. She worked as a sculptor before finding her way to photography in 2007. Today she lives in Munich as freelance photographer. The Photo-Artist was first specialized in Portraits but later on shifted her interest also on reportage and fashion-photography. She had many Publications in Art- and Photogrphic-Magazines and there exists a row of Novels with her Pictures on the Cover.
Tomasz Lazar of Poland has won the second prize People in the News Singles with this picture of an arrest of protesters during a demonstration against police tactics and income inequality in Harlem, New York City, October