Krzysztof Ptak, Polish cinematographer, Died at 62


Krzysztof Ptak was born on April 3, 1954, in Sulejów, and died on August 19, 2016.

He was a Polish cinematographer.

Ptak attended the National Film School in Łódź in 1980.

Ptak started his film career by making documentaries.

Krzysztof Ptak co-operated with the National Film School of Denmark and was the rector of the UK National Film and Television School.

In Poland, he pioneered the HDTV with his 2003 film Pornografia and was one of the first Polish cinematographers to use digital cameras.

Krzysztof Ptak was the son of Józef Ptak and Alina Ptak and the brother-in-law of another Polish cinematographer, Przemysław Skwirczyński.

Himself and his wife, Malgorzata, had 3 children: Witold, Aneta, and Michal.

Krzysztof Ptak passed away at 62 years old.