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About

„Be yourself, be unique.“

Pavel Kuna is 18 years old documentary photographer from Slovakia. Currently he is studying at secondary school in Nitra. In years 2015 – 2017 he was editor-in-chief at school magazine Kalazancio, during his position in this magazine he made many interviews with famous DJs and singers like as Nicky Romero, Cheat Codes, Quintino, OMI, Markus Schulz, Matoma, DJ Antoine, Tungevaag & Raaban, Jonas Aden, Vassy, Filatov & Karas, Jack Mazzoni and many more others. In 2017 he was considered the #8 festival photographer in the world (named #8 in the „Top Music Festival Photographer of 2016“ poll by edmsauce.com). Last summer he was capturing moments of major EDM festivals in Slovakia, Czech Republic and Hungary like as Balaton Sound, AIR Festival, City Fest and also DJ D.O.D’s gigs. In addition to taking photos and writing articles he is also a host. By end of 2016 he organized a school discussion with cookbooks author and Slovak TV host, Martin „Pyco“ Rausch on the occasion of the publication of Martin’s third cookbook „Moje jedlo 3 – Štyri ročné obdobia.“

Gear::

Cameras: 

  • Nikon D750
  • Sony A6000

Lenses:

  • Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G ED
  • Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G
  • Tamron SP 70-200MM F2.8 DI VC USD G2
  • Sony E PZ 16–50 mm F3,5–5,6 OSS
  • Sony E 20 mm F2,8
  • Sony E 50 mm F1,8 OSS
  • Samyang F2.8 8mm UMC Fish-eye II

Software:

  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

References::

Martin „Pyco“ RauschTV MarkízaTopfest, Europa 2, Krajské osvetové stredisko v Nitre, Hip Hop Žije, AIR Festival, Evency, D.O.D, CityFest, DJ Antoine and many more

Awards::

  • AMFO 2016 – skupina do 21. rokov – Čiernobilea fotografia – Čestné uznanie
  • #8 festival photographer in the world (named #8 in the „Top Music Festival Photographer of 2016“ poll by edmsauce.com)
  • SOČ – krajské kolo – 1. Miesto s prácou „Cigáni“
  • AMFO 2017 – skupina do 21. rokov – Farebná fotografia – 1. Miesto
  • AMFO 2017 – skupina do 21. rokov – Čiernobiela fotografia – 2. Miesto
  • Štúrovo pero 2017 – Individuálne príspevky stredoškolákov – 1. Cena Literárneho fondu
  • AMFO 2017 – krajské kolo – skupina do 21. rokov – Čiernobiela fotografia – 3. Miesto

Exhibitions::

2015:

  • Vernisáž výtvarného umenia – Nitra, Slovakia, 08. 12. 2015

2016:

  • Skvosty a dominanty mesta Nitry – Nitra, Slovakia, 11. 01. – 05. 02. 2016
  • Skvosty Nitrianského samosprávneho kraja – Nitra, Slovakia, 11. 01. – 05. 02. 2016
  • Skvosty a dominanty Nitriankeho samosprávneho kraja – Jihlava, Czech Republic, 01.03. – 31. 03. 2016
  • AMFO 2016 – Nitra, Slovakia, 05.4. – 19. 4. 2016
  • AMFO 2017 – Komárno, Slovakia, 10. 6. – 26. 06. 2016
  • Skvosty Nitry a Nitrianskeho regiónu – Krškany, Slovakia, 21. 09. – 02. 10. 2016
  • SVETASTRET – SVETATRED (autorská výstava „Cigáni“) – Nitra, Slovakia, 13. 12. 2016

2017:

  • AMFO 2017 – Nitra, Slovakia – 20. 04. – 05. 05. 2017
  • Momentky Cineamy – Nitra, Slovakia – 23. 05. – 11. 06. 2017
  • AMFO 2017 – Komárno, Slovakia, 16. 6. – 30. 06. 2016
  • Utajená krásna Martinského vrchu – Nitra, Slovakia, 04. 07. 2017
  • AMFO 2017 – Nitra, Slovakia, 03. – 24. 11. 2017
  • Utajená krásna Martinského vrch – Drážovce, Slovakia, 03. 11. – 16. 11. 2017

Prints::

Prints will be handled on a case-by-case basis. E-mail Pavel Kuna to start your custom order!