Kacper is a graduate of the Technical University of Gdansk, where he studied architecture. After having worked in architecture for four years, he devoted himself entirely to flying and photography.
Both as a paragliding / gyrocopter pilot and a photographer, he takes aerial pictures of natural and urban environments in his native Poland, China and other locations.
He has received numerous awards, including three World Press Photo award (2009, 2014, 2015), Picture of the Year International (POYi: 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016) and many more.
Kacper has published two photo books in the past years. Side Effects, which looks at the impact of human activity on the natural world and OVER, a meditative study on the relationship between man and nature.
Kacper lives with his wife and children in Gdynia, Poland.
Click here for a brief overview of Kacper Kowalski's work.
The result of years of aerial photography, this is a visual study of the complicated relationship between humans and nature.
As snowy and icy winters slowly retreat from for another year, the plains, forests and fields of northern Poland erupt into a bright palette of spring flowers and blossoms~~In the third of his four-part project gazing down at the rural landscapes of northern Poland from on high, Kacper Kowalski flies over the lush and green pastures and sprouting fields of crops near his home in Gdynia.