2014 Photo Contest, Contemporary Issues, Singles, 2nd prize

Nicolette at the orphanage

Photographer

Maciek Nabrdalik

VII

22 December, 2013

Nicolette sits in the corner of a room at an orphanage where she lives with her four brothers in Warsaw, Poland.

About

Maciek Nabrdalik

Maciek Nabrdalik is a documentary photographer, based in Warsaw, Poland, and represented by VII Photo agency. Although Nabrdalik works worldwide, his main concentration is on soc...

Background story

Nicolette sits in the corner of a room at an orphanage where she lives with her four brothers in Warsaw, Poland.

A few months earlier, their mother Ania had been sentenced to time in jail, and the courts did not consider their father a suitable carer for the children. Ania had been out of work for five years, had fallen into debt, and faced a number of other court cases.

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/90
Focal length
28.0 mm
F-Stop
3.4
ISO
1600

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