Paul Kwilecki (1928-2009) was a photographer from Bainbridge, Georgia. Institutions holding collections of his work include the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. He is known for his documentary photography style works. Kwilecki was born in Bainbridge, GA, attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He was awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts and published Understandings: Photographs of Decatur County, Georgia.