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Bruno Fontana – Repetition

We recently got in touch with French photographer Bruno Fontana. This talented urban photographer has done a superb job in translating aspects of our urban environment into art. With the repetition of facades he creates seamless patterns which he titled 'The Urban Wallpaper series'. This series was awarded the SFR Young Talents awards in 2013....

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  •  09.02.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Lucas Zappa – Mutual Respect

The CFYE / Brazil connection is a special one. We're not entirely sure why, but part of it must have to do with the amazing people, which is the case with my dear friend Lucas Zappa from Rio de Janeiro. A 30 years old born and raised carioca, son of two photographers, raised amidst a BW lab, piles of negatives, chromes and during the beginning of photoshop and home computing. I had the frequent honour to offer him a couch during his...

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  •  24.01.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Charalampos Kydonakis – Palms of Crete

The palm forest of Preveli river in Rethymnon territory got burnt in 2010. It's Crete's second biggest palm forest with the endemic species "Phoenix Theophrastii". Photographer and architect Charalampos Kydonakis (a.k.a. Dirty Harry, hihaaah) lives in the area and documented the aftermath of this natural disaster. With great pleasure we present the first article of many to come on this inspiring artist!...

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  •  21.01.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Cengiz Yar – War is Mobile

"I believe it's incredibly important to tell these stories"

Based in Chicago, Cengiz Yar is a hard working documentary photographer, freelance photojournalist and a founding member of the Frontline Freelancer Registry. His urge to tell stories is big, his urge to experiment and to grow as a storyteller probably even bigger....

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  •  07.03.2014
  •  Kaymir

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M.R. Hasan – Park life

A place of serenity for the inhabitants of Dhaka city, Bangladesh

Parks are of immense value to their cities. Whether it's about aesthetic, environmental, recreational or economical values, parks are a place for refreshment for the city's inhabitants and add some openness to the streets. Bangladesh' capital, Dhaka city, houses over 20 million people, with new fortune seekers arriving every day. You can only imagine the importance of a park in such a densely urbanized area. Bangladesh based...

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  •  18.10.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Knar Bedian – Armenian Roots

A trip trough Nagorno-Karabakh, an unfamiliair region in the Caucasus

Armenian photographer Knar Bedian took a trip to Nagorno-Karabakh, a once disputed territory in Azerbaijan that has now gained independence. She was able to travel on the Kelbajar route, a road with extremely poor conditions that connects Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. She got in touch with us to offer the world a glimpse of a place that most people haven't heard of....

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  •  16.10.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Ancilla Tilia – The Idealistic Adventurer

She's a sparkling Dutch lady riding the waves of modern times. Successful as a model, television presenter, actress, columnist and privacy activist. But foremost someone like Ancilla Tilia lives by her own concepts and ideals. Plus as a cherry on top, she actively pursues those beliefs. Work hard for today to enable tomorrow, that's the CFYE spirit!...

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  •  25.09.2013
  •  Kaymir

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M. Wriston – Southern Social

Landscape photographer M. Wriston is for our avid followers not an unfamiliar face. In the 2011 interview From Baltimore to Salinas he shared his America with us. He told us about his urge to explore the terrifying but beautiful bayous and swamps of the deep south. Untuck your shirt, hear the mosquitoes and meet the hospitable southern soil....

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  •  10.09.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Fábio Roque – The Cubans

Cuba holds a special place in our hearts. Portuguese photographer Fábio Roque captured daily life on the (still) tranquil pearl in the Caribbean. For me personally it's a sweet trip down memory lane. I traveled the island for a month; lost my wallet, visa, passport and a bottle of fine rum. Got ran over by a horse, can describe the interiors of two police stations, immigration services and the Dutch embassy. Absolutely awesome...

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  •  04.09.2013
  •  Kaymir

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Ryan Harding

Ryan Harding is a filmmaker and photographer who recently graduated as a cinematographer. To be honest I totally forgot how we got in contact with him. Due to that thing called life it took quite a while to conduct the interview. I had to leave my apartment  find a new one and decorate the new found cave. Thankfully Ryan is a good spirited guy who gave me some slack!...

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  •  01.03.2013
  •  Kaymir