I’m Darius. My approach to life and photography is simple; “It’s about reacting to what you see…It’s simply a matter of noticing things and organising them. You just have to care about what’s around you…” I’m passionate about many things…travel, photography, my wife and people in general…I enjoy it all. It was my wife, Ursula, who made me take the first step and learn how to take pictures. She did it by pushing the idea of buying our first camera many years ago and then refusing to operate it. So I was forced into photography out of necessity, but I began to find a force in it. I spent countless hours, days, and months of learning the craft. Now I particularly enjoy capturing people’s emotions during the important moments in their lives. I hope I will be practising this for years to come.
Photographer, Web Design
Photography sort of fell in my lap. When looking back at how I became a photographer it is almost like it rained on me. I didn’t have a great interest in pictures – or art – and a relative didn’t give me a camera until I was 12. It was a variety of small random sources hitting me in different places and when faced with the crossroads and question of; “What do I do now?” I was soaked up in the idea of becoming a photographer. Since then, small encounters have led me halfway across the world and then around it a few extra times. I grew up in Rzeszow, Poland. A big city by Polish standards but barely a blip on the map with its population of 37,115,000 people. I remember vividly the day I moved to the UK to learn the English language and discover new possibilities. I remember flying over Manchester; the lights went on forever. I was 22 and felt really small, intimidated by the number of lights and what they illuminated. Photography found me few years later and has now become my true passion. The idea of becoming a photographer is now my reality and I’m truly grateful.