Tomáš Halász (*1984) a freelance photographer from Slovakia specialized in NGO photography.
He discovered his passion for photography when he was 13 years old. During the study of photography in high-school he focused on photojournalism. After working for a number of media outlets, including the Czech press Agency, ČTK, the daily Pravda and the News Agency of the Slovak Republic, TASR, he became a freelance photographer in 2010. He is co-founder and photoeditor at non-profit online magazine Mono.sk.
His commercial clients include companies such as Eset, Generali insurance, Orange and number of NGO’s including Orange foundation, Greenpeace Slovakia, Open society foundation, NGO Dvojfarebny svet, Bankwatch CEE, Goldman foundation and People against racism to name the biggest.
Has been several times awarded at Czech Press Photo Award, Slovak Press Photo Award, and Photo of the Year. In 2014 was chosen to participate masterclass mentoring program in Milan by agency VII.
He is Nikon ambassador in Slovakia
2017 Czech Press Photo – nomination in category People in the News
2017 Slovak Press Photo – honorable mention Portrait
2015 Journalism award – Open Society foundation Slovakia – 1st prize
2014 Czech Press Photo – 1st prize in category People in the News
2014 VUB Picture of the year – 1st prize
2013 Slovak press photo – 1st prize in category PORTRAIT
2012 Slovak press photo – 2nd prize in category NATURE
2010 Czech Press Photo – honorable mention in category People in the News
2008 Czech Press Photo – 1st prize – under 25y