Tomek Gola has been a professional photographer for more than a decade. Besides commercial work he does a lot of personal work, which has won him a lot of recognition on polish and international photo contests. Tomek holds B.A. degree in Photography at the Institute of Creative Photography. Besides shooting photos, he runs production of camera accessories ( and development of photo-app (BWITH.US).


Red Bull, National Geographic, Huawei, The North Face, Jeep, Dr Irena Eris, Capella Cracoviensis, Pascal, Znak, Czarne etc.


National Geographic Polska, National Geographic Traveler, Duży Format, FOTO (PL i CZ), Fluid (F), MDC (Mex), Sport Magazin (A)


  • Grand Prize at the Oregon Coffee Board Photo Contest 2015  (US). The Grand Prize constituted a trip to Colombia funded by the government of Antioquia to experience the origins of coffee. View the story »
  • International Photo Contest 2015. 4 x honorable mention.
  • International Photo Contest 2014. Honorable mention.
  • International Photo Contest 2013. 3 x honorable mention.
  • BZ WBK Press Foto 2012. II place in Nature category.
  • Global Planet Photo Contest 2012. Honorable mention.
  • Grand Press Photo 2010. Nominee.
  • Kolosy 2008. Honorable mention for Minkebe Expedition – view the story »


  • 2014 – “Prison Art” – series of exhibitions in prisons around Poland. View the project »
  • 2014 – “M41 – the Portrait of the Heart of Asia”  – PUOT gallery, Polanica-Zdrój, Poland
  • 2012 – “M41 – the Portrait of the Heart of Asia” – Magazyn Kultura gallery, Cracow, Poland
  • 2012 – “Photobsession” –  ART-Cafe Gallery, Kraków, Poland
  • 2009 – “Sandbox” – pARTer gallery, Kłodzko, Poland