Michael Hanke

Czech Republic

Michael Hanke was born in Kladno, Czech Republic, in 1972.

His photographic career began when he was 40 years old, however, only one year later, he began to receive prestigious awards for his work, both at regional level (Czech Press Photo) and international level (Sony World Photography Awards, International Photographer of the Year).

From the very beginning of his career, he has dedicated his work to the humanistic and social black-and-white documentary photography, focusing on long-term projects.

World Press Photo Involvement: 
Award-winning photographer 2017 Photo Contest
Award-winning photographer 2019 Photo Contest

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Michael Hanke

Photo credit: Marketa Navratilova