Petr Toman (b. 1975) is a documentary photographer, storyteller and picture editor. He works on both commercial work and personal projects. His work focuses on social documentary projects, which involve a long lasting approach, understanding and keen interest.

He covers traumatic and post-traumatic psychological problems in war veterans or people confronted with extreme violence or political change. For several years he has been examining the psychological impact the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster had on the lives of people from Northern Ukraine.

For a long period of time he has now been cooperating with the legend of photojournalism, Antonín Kratochvíl. In 2014 he was shortlisted as one of the VII Mentor program candidates.

Petr earned a Bachelor Degree of Photography from the Institute for Creative Photography (ITF) in Opava, Czech Republic. Currently is enrolled in Master Degree study program.

An award-winning photographer. He has received awards in the Czech Press Photo, IPA Award, The Best of Photojournalism, Social Documentary. His political prisoner portrait won an award at POYi 2012.

Awards
2019

Journalism Price OSF / Reporter magazine nominee

2017

Magazine Picture editor of the Year NPPA / 2nd

2016

The Best of Photojournalism NPPA

2015

The Best of Photojournalism NPPA / portrait

2013

Picture of the Year International POYI

2013

IPA Awards / Deeper Perspective

2013

IPA Awards / Portrait

2013

Czech Press Photo

2013

Czech Press Photo

2012

IPA Award / Portrait

2011

Czech Press Photo

Books
Concept, design, copywriting
Fundament Creative

Development
Neon Studio

English
Jakub Kašpárek
Copyright
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