Magda Rakita is a documentary photographer and a nonfiction storyteller 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 2017 her work was included in the book “Firecrackers – Female Photographers Now.”  In her practice, she also employs multimedia, participatory projects and writing. 

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

Twitter: @magdarakita

Instagram: magdarakita


  • 2018 - WOFFF - "The Past Is Another Country" - Commended - Best Documentary (www.wofff.co.uk)
  • 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)

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Magda Rakita is a documentary photographer, who works with the media and NGO’s worldwide. Her personal work is on health and social issues.
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