In the more than 40-year career photographing the most well-known personalities from the worlds of business, culture, politics, sports, among them we find such figures as Muhammad Ali, Maurice Béjart, Leonard Bernstein, Bernardo Bertolucci, Cindy Crawford, Oscar de la Renta, Catherine Deneuve, Placido Domingo, Umberto Eco, Michael Jackson, Henry Kissinger, Calvin Klein, Jerzy Kosinski, Luciano Pavarotti, Paloma Picasso, Roman Polanski, Isabella Rossellini and Andy Warhol.
World-renowned artist photographer, journalist and documentary film maker, born in 1953 in Lodz. Since 1979, lives in New York and Warsaw. Author 40 albums and books, had over 200 photographic exhibitions, including the National Gallery of Art "Zachęta" in Warsaw, Łódź Art Museum, the National Museum in Warsaw, Royal Łazienki Museum in Warsaw, as well as in New York, Chicago, Nice, Moscow, London, Munich and Brussels. Czaplinski pictures were published around the world, such as "The New York Times", "Time", "Vanity Fair," "The Washington Post", "Newsweek", "Twój Styl", "Viva", "Rzeczpospolita". His works are in the collections of the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, New York Public Library, the National Museum in Warsaw and Wrocław, Łódź Art Museum, the National Library in Warsaw and in many private collections around the world.
Czaplinski took part in 100 photographic exhibitions. His solo shows include the National Gallery Zacheta in Warsaw (1989, 1991), Museum of Art in Lodz (1992), the Van Reekum Museum in Holland (1993), the National Museum in Warsaw (1995, 2002, 2007), Museum Łazienki Królewskie in Warszawie (2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013), Museum of Mazovia in Plock (2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011), the National Library in Warsaw (2000, 2001, 2005), Museum of the City of Gdynia (2009, 2012), Museum im Schafstall Germany (2009, 2014) as well as in Nice (2000), Chicago (1998), Moscow (1997), London (2003), New York (1981, 2002, 2003, 2010, 2012), Munich (2010), Brussels (2011), Lisbon (2013) and STALOWA Art Gallery in Warsaw (2014, 2015, 2016).