Magda Rakita is a documentary photographer based in Cambridge, UK. She works with the media and NGO’s worldwide; her personal projects focus on health and social issues that affect women, children and the older generation. In 2013, Magda successfully completed MA course in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at the London College of Communication, graduating with a distinction. In her work she also employs multimedia, participatory projects and writing.

Email: magdarakita@yahoo.co.uk
UK mobile: +44 7775 80 40 65 

Twitter: @magdarakita

Instagram: magdarakita

Awards:

  • 2017 - Women Photograph and Pulitzer Grant - Finalist
  • 2015 - BAAG/Media for Development Afghanistan Journalism competition - Winner (www.baag.org.uk)
  • 2015 - Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards - Finalist (www.klphotoawards.com)
  • 2015 - IdeasTap Photographic Award with Magnum Photos - Runner up (www.ideastap.com
  • 2014 - International Photography Awards - 2nd place student self published documentary book                   (www.photoawards.com)
  • 2014 - Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards - 2nd Place, themed category (www.klphotoawards.com)
  • 2014 - CDC Documentary Essay Prize -Shortlisted  (www.cdsporch.org)
  • 2014 - PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Award 2013 - Finalist, student category (www.photophilanthropy.org)
  • 2013 - Ian Parry Scholarship - Highly Commended (www.ianparry.org)

Exhibitions and shows:

  • 2016 - "My liver is bleeding" Dublin.
© 2017 Magda Rakita Photography via Visura