TSVETAN TOMCHEV photographer, pedagogue, director of the Bulgarian Press Photo competition, Bulgaria - jury 2010, 2011
Born in Bulgaria, graduated in photography from Sofia University. Editor and reporter for various Bulgarian daily and weekly newspapers; last time special correspondent of the daily Trud in Chechnya, Iraq and other war-torn territories. An author of TV documentaries, curator of photographic exhibitions and a recipient of many Bulgarian press awards. Since 2002 he has been Chairman of Bulgarian Press Photo and organiser of national competitions and Bulgarian Press Photo exhibitions and since 2009 lecturer in photojournalism at Sofia Art College.