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Mark Kirkpatrick and his liking for barren landscapes

We at CFYE are all about exploring, whether that be physically in the field or mentally in the mind. We salute the hikers, the sailors, the cosplayers, the wonderers, the scientists and everything else in between. For me personally I am drawn to the landscape when it comes down to exploration. So it's no wonder that instantly fell in love with the work of Mark Kirkpatrick. Let's have a quick chat with this awesome guy!...

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  •  17.08.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Chris Frank – A great creative compensation

Chris is a 42 years old guy, who’s living with his wife and two kids (girls) in Zürich, Switzerland. He likes loud music, John Irving, SpongeBob, National Geographic, computer games and bad jokes. Seems like our kind of guy on the CFYE space colony (Oh yes, one fine day...)...

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  •  10.07.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Chris Tubbs – Out of Doors

After ten years of travelling around the world, this dedicated photographer, has built up this fantastic archive of 400-500 images from 40 countries. A lot of these are also in countries where basketball is not the most popular sport, and soon the board almost becomes secondary to the landscape. This small article can't really do any justice to his vast collection of hoops from around the globe. Rio de Janeiro Havana,...

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  •  23.06.2015
  •  Kaymir

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Claudia Corrent – Lost in Tunis

Claudia Corrent is a 34 year old Italian photographer.  She shoots magazine worthy images of her travels. They have that superb crispy and clean touch to them. With great enthusiasm we present you her stunning work from Tunis....

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  •  18.06.2015
  •  Kaymir

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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