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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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Laurent Baheux – Black and white Africa

The French Laurent Baheux (1970) is one of the most exciting wildlife photographers the world has to offer. His high contrast black and white photography of Africa's most wanted mammals set him apart from the norm of wildlife photographer. The well-chosen highlights put an emphasises on the animals character, giving them an almost human like appearance. We're happy to present you with a small interview with the master himself!...

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  •  02.02.2015
  •  Arden

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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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Anne Barlinckhoff – experiencing curiosity

"You won't know untill you fucking try"

Amsterdam based photographer Anne Barlinckhoff is one of the freshest emerging talents! We first came across her work when we featured her collaboration with artist Laser 3.14 and were immediately intrigued by her approach of taking pictures; instead of staying in her comfort zone she actively goes out pursuing the subjects she wants to capture, resulting in unforced, sexy and fun looking photo shoots with quality results. "You won't...

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  •  02.12.2013
  •  Arden

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Michael Floor – Havenstraat

In between Amsterdam’s Olympic stadium and a former correctional facility lays the Havenstraat terrain, one of the last rough patches within the city’s ring-way. Barely subjected to Amsterdam’s fast-paced gentrification, the Havenstraat terrain is an odd collection of barracks, shacks and old tram depots which house businesses, workshops and a tram museum. As the city council has plans to build an apartment complex on the costly...

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  •  08.11.2013
  •  Arden

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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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Turjoy Chowdhury – A Savar tragedy

A haunting photo report of the factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 2013

A young man somehow managed to get hold of his mobile phone to give his mother a last call. A woman took out her ID card and held on to it firmly, so at least her body could be identified for her children. These are just some of the horrific stories resulting from the collapse of 'Rana Plaza', an eight-story commercial building in Savar, Dhaka (Bangladesh), on April 24th of this year. More than 1100 people died and thousands of more...

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  •  14.10.2013
  •  Arden