Viktor Sýkora

Viktor Sýkora

Viktor Sykora was born in 1966 in Hradec Kralove. He now lives in a small village near Beroun. He graduated from the Faculty of Science at Charles University in Prague, where he studied molecular biology and genetics.

Sykora works at the Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague.  He has been working as a photographer since 2001, when he and his friends founded the "Thirteenth Chamber" photography club. Viktor specializes in scientific photography and photo microscopy using light and electron microscopes. His work using the view through a microscope has won many national and international awards.  Sykora also photographs theatrical productions; for several years he has worked at the Palmovka Theatre. In 2009 he published a book of his photographs titled "Mystery Plant" (Academia Publishing House). Viktor Sykora’s work is included in numerous private and museum collections.

Solo Exhibitions:
2011 - Tajemství rostlin, Brussels , Belgium
2010 - Národní muzeum fotografie, Jindřichův Hradec,
       Czech republic

Group Exhibitions:
2011 - International Images for Science Exhibition,
       Fenton House, Bath, Great Britain
2010 - Deutscher preis für wissenschaftsfotografie,
       Bremen, Germany
2009 - Edice 100, Leica Gallery Prague, Prague,
       Czech republic

Selected Awards:
2006 - Microscience (London, Great Britain) - 1st
       place in category Light Microscopy
2006 - Nikon Small World (New York, USA) - 7th place
       and honorable mention
2006 - Olympus BIOSCAPES (San Francisco, USA)
     - 9th place and honorable mention
2007 - Nikon Small World (New York, USA) - 19th
       place and honorable mention
2007 - Olympus BIOSCAPES (San Francisco, USA) -
       honorable mention
2007 - Photography Master Cup - International Color
       Awards (London, Great Britain) – nomination
       in category Nature and Still Life
2007 - Czech Press Photo (Prague, Czech rebublic)
       – Academic Award
2007 - International Photography Award (Los
       Angeles, USA) - honorable mention in
       categories Deeper perspective and Flowers
2008 - Rostlina s příběhem (Prague, Czech republic)
       - 1st place
2008 - Olympus BIOSCAPES (San Francisco, USA)
       - 4x honorable mention
2008 - Nikon Small World (New York, USA)
       - 2x Image of distinction
2008 - International Photography Award
      (Los Angeles, USA) - 2nd place in category
       Mikro, 8x honorable mention – Abstract,
       Portraits, Children, Micro, Other,
       Still life,Flowers
2008 - Photography Master Cup – Black and White
       Spider Awards (London, Great Britain)
       - nomination in categories Nature
       and Architecture
2008 - International Aperture Awards (Braeside,
       Australia) – Bronze Award in category
       Abstract
2008 - American Photo – Images of the Year (NYC,
       USA)– honorable mention in category Nature
2009 - Národní soutěž amatérské fotografie (Svitavy,
       Czech republic) - 1st place in category
       experiment and Award of Svitavy Mayor
2009 - LACDA 2009 „TOP 40“ (Los Angeles, USA)
2009 - Nikon Small World (New York, USA)
       – honorable mention
2009 - Olympus BIOSCAPES (San Francisco, USA)
       – 2 x honorable mention
2009 - International Aperture Awards
      (Braeside, Australia) – 1x Silver Award
       and 2x Bronze Award
2010 - 5th Annual Black and White Spider Awards
       – honorable mention
2010 - Deutscher preis für wissenschaftsfotografie
      (Bremen, Germany) Award for microphotography
2010 - Nikon Small World 5th place (New York, USA)
2010 - Olympus BIOSCAPES (San Francisco, USA)
       – honorable mention

published editions

Aurinia saxatilis - Viktor Sýkora

Edition of 100 pieces
Prices from €22 500 Kč $30 £19

Magnolia soulangeana - Viktor Sýkora

Edition of 100 pieces
Prices from €22 500 Kč $30 £19

Bituminaria bituminosa - Viktor Sýkora

Edition of 100 pieces
Prices from €22 500 Kč $30 £19

Firmiana simplex - Viktor Sýkora

Edition of 100 pieces
Prices from €22 500 Kč $30 £19

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